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How Poets and Novelists Came to Comfort the Faithful and Strengthen Doubters

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Alan Jacobs, the Clyde S. Kilby Chair Professor of English at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, talks about the role of literature in sustaining religious belief. Judith Wilt, the Newton College Alumnae Professor Emerita, provides a response.

Format: Lecture
Length: 54 minutes

Presenter(s): Alan Jacobs and Judith Wilt

Date: November 16, 2011

Location: Gasson 305

Sponsor(s): Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/jacobs2/

The information on this page is accurate as of November 2011