Professor Jessica Hooten Wilson is joined by Claude Atcho to discuss Zora Neale Hurston’s 1938 novel, Moses, Man of the Mountain which Claude discussed in his work Reading Black Books which promotes conversations about African-American literature and life with Christian theology, faith, and how these two worlds enrich one another.

The Scandal of Reading is sponsored by Brazos Press.

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Information on 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 Claude Atcho: Claude is the Vicar (Planting Pastor)  for the Charlottesville church plant of the Diocese of Christ Our Hope, ACNA. 

Previously, Claude lived in Memphis, TN where he served as pastor of a multi-ethnic church, Fellowship Memphis. He’s the author of Reading Black Books: How African-American Literature Can Make Our Faith More Whole and Just, forthcoming from Brazos Press in Summer 2022.