Storytelling as Theology, with guest Christina Bieber Lake, Wheaton College

February 08, 2021 00:46:16
Storytelling as Theology, with guest Christina Bieber Lake, Wheaton College
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Storytelling as Theology, with guest Christina Bieber Lake, Wheaton College
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Show Notes

The novel has long been celebrated as an art form that captures the complexity of human life, often by portraying the human condition in the density of its everyday circumstances. But today’s guest, Christina Bieber Lake, sees the novel as an expressly theological exercise. Dr. Lake, the Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton […]

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