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Jessica Hooten Wilson

Articles & Essays

THROUGH A LOOKING GLASS DARKLY

How (and how not) to be certain of yourself. When I was a little girl, my favourite book was Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. As much as I disliked cats, the Cheshire Cat defied all expectations with his wisdom. Alice is lost in the woods,…
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November 12, 2020
Events

Mars Hill 2020: Tolkien & Dostoevskey

The Mars Hill Forum is hosted by University Christian Fellowship—a ministry of the Christian Fellowship family of local churches in Central Kentucky—as one of a series of events aimed at reaching the University of Kentucky and surrounding area with the truth and beauty of the…
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November 12, 2020
Events

Flannery O’Connor Short Course

Short course on Flannery O’Connor with Chuck Colson Center (11/10) Listen to Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson's discussion of Flannery O’Connor on The Habit here. How Four Christians from History Confronted Cultural Chaos Speakers: Dr. Calvin Troup, Dr. Bill Brown, Derek McCoy, and Dr. Jessica Hooten…
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November 3, 2020
Articles & Essays

Awakening from Digital Slumbers

When I was rereading Homer’s The Odyssey, I noticed a curious fault in the hero—Odysseus falls asleep at the most inopportune times. At the start of his adventures, he dozes off when the ships are in sight of Ithaca, the pilgrim’s destination. Hoping that by overexerting…
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October 30, 2020
Events

Solzhenitsyn and American Culture Event

If you are struggling to find a middle road through this world of extreme right and left, the writings of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn remind us of the dangers of ideology of any camp and point us instead towards polyphony and beauty. Join this webinar book launch on Oct 29…
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October 27, 2020