Highlighted Episode: Storytelling as Theology, with guest Christina Bieber Lake, Wheaton College

March 18, 2024 00:46:56
Highlighted Episode: Storytelling as Theology, with guest Christina Bieber Lake, Wheaton College
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Highlighted Episode: Storytelling as Theology, with guest Christina Bieber Lake, Wheaton College

Mar 18 2024 | 00:46:56

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Show Notes

This week we highlight a past episode of our Faith and Imagination Podcast. Today’s highlighted guest, Christina Bieber Lake, sees the novel as an expressly theological exercise. Dr. Lake, the Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College, is the author of the 2019 book Beyond the Story: American Literary Fiction and the Limits of Materialism. On this episode, Matthew Wickman of BYU’s Faith and Imagination Institute speaks with Christina about how theology helps us understand literature, whether those same principles apply to literary criticism, how one finds one’s purpose as a teacher and scholar, and what it means to […]

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