The Scandal of Holiness, with guest Jessica Hooten Wilson, Pepperdine University

Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
The Scandal of Holiness, with guest Jessica Hooten Wilson, Pepperdine University
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Jessica Hooten Wilson is the inaugural Visiting Scholar of Liberal Arts at Pepperdine University and senior fellow at Trinity Forum. She’s the author and editor of several books, including Giving the Devil His Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov, which won a book of the year award in arts and culture from Christianity Today in 2019, and a …

“The Hunger for Home”, with guest Matthew Croasmun, Yale University

Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
"The Hunger for Home", with guest Matthew Croasmun, Yale University
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Matthew Croasmun is Associate Research Scholar and the Director of the Life Worth Living program at the Yale Center for Faith & Culture and a Lecturer of Divinity and Humanities at Yale University. He’s also a staff pastor at the Elm City Vineyard Church, a dynamic, diverse, urban church he helped found in 2007 and where …

Season 2 Recap: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward

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Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Season 2 Recap: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward
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Host Matthew Wickman and producers Abby Thatcher and Bobbe May talk about Season 2 of the podcast, discussing meaningful themes and ideas from each of our season’s wonderful guests. They also look ahead to Season 3, beginning in September 2022.

On Writing of Spiritual Things, with guest Charles Shiro Inouye, Tufts University

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Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
On Writing of Spiritual Things, with guest Charles Shiro Inouye, Tufts University
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Matt engages today in conversation with Charles Shiro Inouye [Ee-No-Oo-Eh], Professor of Japanese Literature and Visual Culture at Tufts University, where he has served as both a department chair and dean of the colleges for undergraduate education. Charles is the author and editor of several important books in Japanese literature and culture. Last year, he …

Finding Christ in Poetry, with guest Paul J. Pastor, poet

Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Finding Christ in Poetry, with guest Paul J. Pastor, poet
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Paul J. Pastor is a poet and writer who lives in Oregon. He also serves as editor for two Christian imprints at Penguin Random House. We speak with him today about his remarkable recent collection of poems, Bower Lodge, which focuses exquisite attention on the natural world and discerns through its abundant traces of the divine.

Permeable Selfhood, or, The Persons within Persons We Are, with guest Barbara Newman, Northwestern University

Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Permeable Selfhood, or, The Persons within Persons We Are, with guest Barbara Newman, Northwestern University
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Barbara Newman is the John Evans Professor of Latin and Professor of English, Classics, and History at Northwestern University. She’s the author of a dozen books, including a new one we discuss today. Titled The Permeable Self: Five Medieval Relationships, the book explores the phenomenon of coinherence – the deep, inextricable influences on our personhood by …

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

Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
God's Peaceful Presence in Seasons of War, with guest Irena Dragaš Jansen, writer
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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 …

Highlighted Episode: Art + Faith, with guest Makoto Fujimura, contemporary artist

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Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Highlighted Episode: Art + Faith, with guest Makoto Fujimura, contemporary artist
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This week, we highlight a past episode of our Faith and Imagination podcast. Makoto Fujimura is an acclaimed contemporary artist whose work has been exhibited across the world. He is founder of the International Arts Movement and a former presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts. Most recently, he is the author of Art …

“Perhaps”: Reclaiming the Space between Doubt and Dogmatism, with guest Josh McNall, Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
"Perhaps": Reclaiming the Space between Doubt and Dogmatism, with guest Josh McNall, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
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Joshua M. McNall is Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Church Relations Ambassador at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. He’s the author of several articles and four books, including one we discuss today that was published just last year. That book is Perhaps: Reclaiming the Space between Doubt and Dogmatism, a compelling look at the role of the …

Aging Faithfully, with guest Alice Fryling

Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast
Aging Faithfully, with guest Alice Fryling
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Alice Fryling is a spiritual director and popular author of nine books on subjects like spiritual formation and relationships, including the well-received book Mirror for the Soul: A Christian Guide to the Enneagram. Today, we’re discussing her most recent book, Aging Faithfully: The Holy Invitation of Growing Older.