Wheaton College Wade Center Bakke Auditorium

Washington St. and Lincoln Ave

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George MacDonald and the Crisis of Doubt

Wheaton College

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 7 – 9:30pm

The Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College will present the second lecture in the 2016-2017 Ken and Jean Hansen Lectureship on February 2, 2017. This is the second of three lectures in a series titled The Rose Fire: George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles by Dr. Timothy Larsen. It will be followed by a final talk, “George MacDonald and the Reenchantment of the World” on March 23, 2017. All lectures will be at 7pm in the Wade Center’s Bakke Auditorium

Dr. Timothy Larsen is McManis Professor of Christian Thought, Wheaton College, and an Honorary Research Fellow, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he has been a Visiting Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, and All Souls College, Oxford. His books include Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England (OUP, 2006), A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians (OUP, 2011), and The Slain God: Anthropologists and the Christian Faith (OUP, 2014). He is a Contributing Editor to Books & Culture, and articles of his have also appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, CNN, Christian Century, World, Christianity Today, The Tablet, Inside Higher Ed, Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Wall Street Journal.

The Ken and Jean Hansen Lectureship is an annual faculty lecture series named in honor of former Wheaton College trustee Ken Hansen and his wife Jean, and endowed in their memory by Walter and Darlene Hansen.

The lectures will be held in the Marion E. Wade Center’s Bakke Auditorium and are free and open to the public. The Wade Center is located on northwest corner of Wheaton College’s campus on the corner of Washington St. and Lincoln Ave. in Wheaton. For more information, contact the Wade Center at 630.752.5908 or wade@wheaton.edu.


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