Karen Swallow Prior

Karen Swallow Prior is Professor of English at Liberty University. She is the author of Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me and Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More--Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist. She writes for Christianity Today, The Atlantic, and Think Christian.

Blog Posts by Karen Swallow Prior

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“There’s no more nature.” So one character tells another in Samuel Beckett’s absurdist 1957 play Endgame. Theatre of the Absurd, includingEndgame, portrays the human condition absent any purpose, rationality or meaning – a picture, essentially, of life after the death of God. The…