Podcast Episode 67: Russell Moore & Karen Swallow Prior

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Our host Jen Pollock Michel welcomed first-time ERB guest Russell Moore alongside returning guest Karen Swallow Prior to discuss their recent writings on the state of Evangelical religion and culture in American life, as well as a fascinating and unexpected list of titles they are currently enjoying.

Russell Moore is Editor in Chief of Christianity Today and is the author of the new book Losing Our Religion: An Altar Call for Evangelical America (Penguin Random House). Karen Swallow Prior, Ph. D., is a reader, writer, and professor. She is the author of the new book, The Evangelical Imagination: How Stories, Images, and Metaphors Created a Culture in Crisis (Brazos, 2023)

Books Mentioned in this Episode:

If you’d like to order any of the following books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger) 

  • Losing Our Religion: An Altar Call for Evangelical America by R Moore
  • The Evangelical Imagination: How Stories, Images and Metaphors Created a Culture in Crisis by Karen Swallow Prior
  • On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life Through Great Books by Karen Swallow Prior
  • Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More: Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist by Karen Swallow Prior
  • Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me by Karen Swallow Prior
  • “How Do People Actually Change?” Article by Simeon Zahl for Mockingbird
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The Priory – Karen Swallow Prior on Substack
  • The Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot
  • An Experiment in Criticism by C.S. Lewis
  • A Secular Age by Charles Taylor
  • Cultural Liturgies Trilogy by James KA Smith
  • Franz Kafka: The Complete Stories
  • High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out by Amanda Ripley
  • A Time to Build by Yuval Levin
  • The Godless Crusade by Tobias Cremer
  • A World After Liberalism: Philosophers of the Radical Right by Matthew Rose
  • The Twisted Cross: The German Christian Movement in the Third Reich by Doris Bergen
  • The Goat-Foot God by Dion Fortune
  • The Green Man by Kingsley Amis
  • The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu

If you’d like to order any of the above books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books
(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)

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