Published: January 24, 2011
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Ralph Waldo Emerson said hunting on the land “generates a feeling of patriotism.” For several This I Believe essayists, the practice is also a source of belief. Whether done by gun or bow or camera, hunting in the quiet solitude of nature touches these writers.

  1. Duck Blind Lessons
  2. There Is a Deer Before Me
  3. A Heritage of Fellowship
  4. We Are All Connected
  5. The Values of the Outdoors