Stackhouse and Friends: Is Postmodernism Dead? Should We Care if it is?

Speaker(s): James K.A. Smith, Jeanne Walker, John Stackhouse
Date: July 8, 2010
Length: 36 m
Product ID: RGDL4002J

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John Stackhouse moderates a discussion between James K.A. Smith and Jeanne Murray Walker about whether or not Post-Modernism is over and the impact of this on the academic world.

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James K.A. Smith is Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College, holding the Gary & Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology & Worldview. He is author of many books, including Discipleship in the Present Tense: Reflections on Faith and Culture, Thinking in Tongues: Pentecostal Contributions to Christian Philosophy, and Introducing Radical Orthodoxy: Mapping a Post-Secular Theology.

Jeanne Murray Walker is Professor, English, University of Delaware. BA (Wheaton College), MA (Loyola University), PhD (University of Pennsylvania). Jeanne is the author of poetry collections including Fugitive Angels, Coming Into History and Gaining Time. Her sixth book, A Deed to the Light, was released in 2004. Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Poetry, Image, Christian Century, The Georgia Review and The Nation. An Atlantic Monthly Fellow at Bread Loaf School of English, Jeanne was given a coveted Pew Fellowship in The Arts in 1998.

John G. Stackhouse, Jr. is the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies and Dean of Faculty Development at Crandall University in New Brunswick. Prior to this, he was the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College. He serves as an advisory editor at Christianity Today, a contributing editor at Books & Culture, and a columnist for Faith Today. He is the author of eight books, including Need to Know: Vocation as the Heart of Christian Epistemology, Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World, and Can God be Trusted?: Faith and the Challenge of Evil, as well as the co-author, editor, and co-editor of seven more. His articles have been featured in many publications, including The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Atlantic, Time, and Reader's Digest.

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