Professor Jessica Hooten Wilson is joined by Chris Smith to discuss Georges Bernanos’ 1936 novel Diary of a Country Priest . Together they talk about the way the novel draws upon the literary history of historic individualism.

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 Chris Smith: is a member of the Englewood Christian Church community on the near east-side of Indianapolis.  He is also the editor of The Englewood Review of Books.  He regularly writes and speaks on topics related to church, community and God’s reconciliation of all things.


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