Making a Sacrifice

How our decision to raise and slaughter animals reconnected us to the land and to the language of Scripture. One of my neighbors came up to me a while back as an unofficial delegate for the rest of the neighborhood. They were concerned about us getting pigs. “I can’t tell you what you can do with your land, of course,” he said, but judging from his grave tone, it was clear that the neighborhood was unanimous in their disapproval of our pig-raising plans. Over the months that followed, I kept hearing whispers of lingering frustration. Are they still intent...

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