literature

By Karen Swallow Prior

As a graduate student, Karen Swallow Prior was introduced to John Milton's concept of reading books promiscuously by a professor initially hostile to Christianity.

By Holly Ordway

Holly describes the role of literature in her coming to faith and the connection between her development as a teacher and her discipleship as a Christian.

By Carmen Acevedo Butcher

Do you experience the joy of God’s playfulness? Carmen Acevedo Butcher finds evidence of it in the literature she studies and in her life.

By Luci Shaw

Poet Luci Shaw shares the delight of the creative process, "when that random pebble of an image discovers its true home."

By Jamie Noyd

Jamie Noyd gives examples from literature, the Bible, and her own work of lives changing in “liminal” moments.

By Sandra Glahn

Though living hundreds of years apart, T. S. Elliot and Julian of Norwich both affirmed that in Christ, “all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.”

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