Mary W. McCampbell joins the show to talk about Graham Greene’s novel, The Power and the Glory. Themes discussed by Jessica and Mary in the show revolve around the “Whiskey” priest’s overt sinfulness as well as the gifting to be able to see the wretchedness of other human beings with the ability to love them.

Books Referenced:

The Power and the Glory , by Graham Greene

The Brothers Karamazov, byFyodor Dostoyevsky

The Scandal of Reading is sponsored by Brazos Press.

Information on the Host: 

Jessica Hooten Wilson is a Senior Fellow at Trinity Forum, the inaugural Visiting Scholar of Liberal Arts at Pepperdine University, and the author of several books, including The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary SaintsLearning the Good Life: From the Great Hearts and Minds that Came Before, and Giving the Devil his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov

Learn more about Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson.

Information on Mary McCampbell:

Mary McCampbell is associate professor of humanities at Lee University and author of the forthcoming book Imagining Our Neighbors as Ourselves: How Art Shapes Empathy. Her writing has been featured in Image Journal, Christ and Pop Culture, The Curator, The Other Journal, Relevant, and Christianity Today. She was the summer 2014 writer-in-residence at the English branch of L’Abri Fellowship and a spring 2018 scholar-in-residence at Regent College, Vancouver.

Learn more about Mary McCampbell