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A Conversation with Louis Markos

If it is true that the average evangelical suffers from an anemic theology, then it is equally true that the average evangelical suffers from an anemic imagination. Too often Christians, particularly those burdened with a desire for more theological precision, think that reading classic works of literature is at best a waste of time and at worst an indulgent vice. In this episode, Dr. Matthew Barrett and Dr. Louis Markos discuss how this tendency may be coming less from Christian piety and more from unexamined modernist assumptions.

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Barrett and Dr. Louis Markos discuss how this tendency may be coming less from Christian piety and more from unexamined modernist assumptions.

Louis Markos, Professor in English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University, holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities; his 18 books include From Achilles to Christ (IVP Academic, 2007), Literature: A Student’s Guide (Crossway, 2012), On the Shoulders of Hobbits (Moody, 2012), and Pressing Forward: Alfred, Lord Tennyson and the Victorian Age (Catholic University of America Press, 2002).

If you enjoyed this conversation with Louis Markos, be sure to check out the other podcast episodes below:

Louis Markos

Louis Markos, Professor in English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University, holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities; his 18 books include From Achilles to Christ (IVP Academic, 2007), Literature: A Student’s Guide (Crossway, 2012), On the Shoulders of Hobbits (Moody, 2012), and Pressing Forward: Alfred, Lord Tennyson and the Victorian Age (Catholic University of America Press, 2002).

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