Literary Art: Novels in America: Gregory Wolfe points us to fine authors with a Christian literary sensibility
Hat Tip to Byron Borger
— Alphabetikos, refWrite Backpage literary arts newspotter, analyst, columnist
Wall Street Journal (Jan11,2k13)
Whispers of faith
in a postmodern world
The myth of secularism triumphant in the arts is just that—a myth.
That perception is encouraged in the media. In The New Republic in 2008, Ruth Franklin noted that "the absence of God from our literature feels so normal, so self-evident, that one realizes with shock how complete it is." Last month in a New York Times Sunday Book Review essay entitled "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?," Paul Elie suggested that "if any patch of our culture can be said to be post-Christian, it is literature."