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  • The Man Born to be King: Wade Annotated Edition, By Dorothy L. Sayers

    The Man Born to be King

    Wade Annotated Edition

    by Dorothy L. Sayers
    Edited by Kathryn Wehr

    From December 1941 until October 1942, the BBC broadcast a series of radio dramas written by Dorothy L. Sayers. Against the backdrop of World War II, the plays presented twelve episodes in the life and ministry of Jesus, from the visit of the magi to his death and resurrection, collectively affirming the kingship of Christ.

    Noted for their use of colloquial English as part ...

  • Choosing Community: Action, Faith, and Joy in the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers, By Christine A. Colón

    Choosing Community

    Action, Faith, and Joy in the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers

    Hansen Lectureship Series

    by Christine A. Colón

    Few writers in the twentieth century were as creative and productive as Dorothy L. Sayers, the English playwright, novelist, and poet. Her justly renowned works include detective fiction featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, theological reflections, literary criticism, and her translation of Dante's Divine Comedy.

    Among the prominent themes of her work was the need for and ...

  • Seasoned Speech: Rhetoric in the Life of the Church, By James E. Beitler III

    Seasoned Speech

    Rhetoric in the Life of the Church

    by James E. Beitler III

    The Christian faith depends to a great degree on persuasion. In one of his letters to early Christians, the apostle Paul wrote, "Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer everyone" (Col. 4:6). Yet rhetoric—the art of persuasion—has been largely ignored by most Christians. In this book, James Beitler seeks to renew interest ...

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    Hansen Lectureship Series

    The Hansen Lectureship Series features reflections related to the imaginative work and lasting influence of seven British authors, including C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, and Dorothy L. Sayers.

    The books in the series are based on the Ken and Jean Hansen Lectureship, an annual lecture series hosted at the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College, named in honor of former ...

  • The Messiah Comes to Middle-Earth: Images of Christ's Threefold Office in The Lord of the Rings, By Philip Ryken

    The Messiah Comes to Middle-Earth

    Images of Christ's Threefold Office in The Lord of the Rings

    Hansen Lectureship Series

    by Philip Ryken

    How can we grasp the significance of what Jesus Christ did for us? Might literature help us as we seek to understand the Christian faith?

    J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings has generated much discussion about the relationship between Christianity and literature. It is well known that Tolkien disliked allegory. Yet he acknowledged that his work is imbued with Christian ...

  • George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles: Incarnation, Doubt, and Reenchantment, By Timothy Larsen

    George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles

    Incarnation, Doubt, and Reenchantment

    Hansen Lectureship Series

    by Timothy Larsen

    The Bible is full of miracles. Yet how do we make sense of them today? And where might we see miracles in our own lives?

    In this installment of the Hansen Lectureship series, historian and theologian Timothy Larsen considers the legacy of George MacDonald, the Victorian Scottish author and minister who is best known for his pioneering fantasy literature, which influenced authors ...