God's Peaceful Presence in Seasons of War, with guest Irena Dragaš Jansen, writer

March 21, 2022 00:49:14
God's Peaceful Presence in Seasons of War, with guest Irena Dragaš Jansen, writer
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
God's Peaceful Presence in Seasons of War, with guest Irena Dragaš Jansen, writer

Mar 21 2022 | 00:49:14

/

Show Notes

Irena Dragaš Jansen is a freelance writer who explores the power of art and faith. During the 1990s, she and her family were refugees of the war in Croatia and Bosnia. Now a US citizen and married to her husband, Scott, she is pursuing a master’s degree in art history at George Mason University and […]

Other Episodes

Episode

February 22, 2021 00:47:00
Episode Cover

Spiritual Meaning-Making During the Pandemic, with guest David Perrin, St. Jerome's University

Feelings of self-transcendence, of connectedness to God, others, and the world, are widely seen as a principal feature of spiritual well-being. So when pandemic conditions shut us in and, to a degree, cut us off from our normal routines of living, this can lead to psychological and even spiritual depression. David Perrin is a professor of […] ...

Listen

Episode

April 19, 2021 00:39:18
Episode Cover

A Conversation about Literature and Religion, with guest Romana Huk, Notre Dame University

Romana Huk teaches in the English Department at the University of Notre Dame, where she also serves as editor-in-chief of the journal Religion and Literature, a prominent journal in literary studies. A former guest of the BYU Humanities Center, she spoke on this episode of the Faith and Imagination podcast about her experience teaching at […] ...

Listen

Episode

October 04, 2021 00:55:30
Episode Cover

Grief and Poetry, with guest Kim Langley

Kim Langley is president of LifeBalance Enterprises and founder of WordSPA (short for spirituality, poetry, appreciation), an organization that engages poetry as a healing art. We talk about her book Send My Roots Rain: A Companion on the Grief Journey, which discusses how poetry helps us grapple with multiple aspects of grief and find purpose, beauty, […] ...

Listen