The following is an excerpt from Jessica Hooten Wilson’s new book The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary Saints. It was previously published in FORMA Journal, which you can subscribe to here. In his account of his time in the concentration camps in World War II, Elie Wiesel witnesses his […]
Jessica Hooten Wilson
Jessica Hooten Wilson is Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence at the University of Dallas. She is the author of three books: Giving the Devil his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov, which received a 2018 Christianity Today book of the year in arts and culture award. In 2019 she received the Hiett Prize for Humanities from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. She is co-editor of the volume Solzhenitsyn and American Culture: The Russian Soul in the West, a collection of essays on the legacy of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. In 2022, she will publish The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary Saints (Brazos Press) and Learning the Good Life: From the Great Hearts and Minds that Came Before (Zondervan).