Karen Swallow Prior
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Karen Swallow Prior

Karen Swallow Prior is an award-winning Professor of English at Liberty University. She earned her Ph.D. in English at SUNY Buffalo. Her writing has appeared at The Atlantic, Christianity Today, Washington Post, Vox, First Things, Sojourners, Relevant, Think Christian, and other places. She is a Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum, a Research Fellow with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, a Senior Fellow at Liberty University' Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement, and a member of the Faith Advisory Council of the Humane Society of the United States. She and her husband live on a 100-year old homestead in central Virginia with sundry horses, dogs, and chickens. And lots of books.

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    • On Reading Well

    • Finding the Good Life through Great Books
    • By: Karen Swallow Prior, Leland Ryken - foreword
    • Narrated by: Lisa Larsen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
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    Acclaimed author Karen Swallow Prior takes fans on a guided tour through works of great literature both ancient and modern, exploring 12 virtues that philosophers and theologians throughout history have identified as most essential for good character and the good life....

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    • Reading as a means of learning virtue

    • By Adam Shields on 02-14-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Fierce Convictions

    • The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More - Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist
    • By: Karen Prior
    • Narrated by: Christine Stevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The enthralling biography of the woman writer who helped end the slave trade, changed Britain's upper classes, and taught a nation how to read....

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    • If Only We All Were So Fiercely Convicted

    • By Jordyne on 09-27-15

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    • Still Evangelical?

    • Insiders Reconsider Political, Social, and Theological Meaning
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    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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    Evangelicalism in America has cracked, split on the shoals of the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath, leaving many wondering if they want to be in or out of the evangelical tribe....

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