The Pastor Theologians Podcast

Christianity, Reading, and Literature (Part 2) | Karen Swallow Prior

September 09, 2019 The Center for Pastor Theologians Season 1 Episode 25
The Pastor Theologians Podcast
Christianity, Reading, and Literature (Part 2) | Karen Swallow Prior
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The Pastor Theologians Podcast
Christianity, Reading, and Literature (Part 2) | Karen Swallow Prior
Sep 09, 2019 Season 1 Episode 25
The Center for Pastor Theologians

How can Christians and pastors benefit from literary reading? Karen Swallow Prior, author of On Reading Well and Professor of English at Liberty University,  joins the podcast. In these episodes she discusses her childhood fascination with reading. She also talks about her career as a professor and the distinction between fiction, non-fiction, literary and non-literary writings. She also discusses her recent book on virtue, literature, and the good life––as well as ways that pastors and churches can benefit from exploring literary reading and writing.

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How can Christians and pastors benefit from literary reading? Karen Swallow Prior, author of On Reading Well and Professor of English at Liberty University,  joins the podcast. In these episodes she discusses her childhood fascination with reading. She also talks about her career as a professor and the distinction between fiction, non-fiction, literary and non-literary writings. She also discusses her recent book on virtue, literature, and the good life––as well as ways that pastors and churches can benefit from exploring literary reading and writing.