Book Reviews

Seeing Black people in scripture

Esau McCaulley’s book reclaims what the Black church has always known. What does it mean to exercise hope while reading the Bible? Esau McCaulley approaches this question through the perspectives and questions Black readers bring to the interpretation of scripture. Reading While Black is a much-needed addition…
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April 20, 2021
Book Reviews

Misdirected Passion

Perhaps a hundred years ago feels too distant to be relevant. How much more disconnected does seven hundred years ago feel? Yet, when reporters asked Sigrid Undset why she wrote medieval sagas, the Nobel Prize winning novelist answered, “You can only write novels of your…
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April 20, 2021
Book Reviews

What the Humanities Battle Is For

We’ve become accustomed to the “battle” language with regards to the liberal arts and the humanities in higher education. What if we pause for a moment to consider who is fighting whom and who are the casualties of this war? When we draw out the…
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April 13, 2021
InterviewsPodcast & Radio Interviews

Interview on “Hallie Weekly”

The Catholic Channel SiriusXM (February 17, 2017) Check out this interview on Hallie Lord's website: https://hallieweekly.libsyn.com/hallie-talks-to-dr-jessica-wilson-about-the-value-of-great-literature-on-the-spiritual-life Check out this interview on Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/hallie-lord/hallie-weekly/e/49162807 Check out this interview on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hallie-talks-to-dr-jessica-wilson-about-value-great/id1154514691?i=1000381352169
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February 17, 2017
Articles & Essays

Scandalized Reading

"For three years, I judged Christian novels for Christianity Today’s Novel of the Year Award. One year it was almost unbearable. I found the contenders all but unreadable.” For three years, I judged Christian novels for Christianity Today’s Novel of the Year Award. One year it was…
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February 8, 2017
Interviews

U.S. Fulbright Grantee Experience Interview

https://youtu.be/mKOa1MvO1y8 Jessica Hooten Wilson, Associate Professor of John Brown University in Arkansas, teaches at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague in summer semester 2014. In this video she explains why she has chosen Prague and how she finds the teaching here. More information…
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March 12, 2014