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Jane and Jesus

Jane and Jesus

What is the life worth living? What are our obligations to ourselves and to others? What does love mean, and how might we embody virtue?
These questions are as ancient as humanity’s primordial pursuit for self-understanding, and our podcast will examine them and others by looking at the surprising intersections of two figures: Jesus Christ and Jane Austen.
Our host, Karen Swallow Prior will closely read a different one of Austen’s novels each season, and by examining her characters in light of Christ’s teachings, she and her guests hope to shed light on both, presenting a take on literature and popular culture that is as edifying as it is entertaining.
Jane and Jesus is a production of SoulShop.

Recent Episodes

March 21, 2022

Growing Up is Hard: Elizabeth Bennet (feat. William Deresiewicz) S1 E8

Karen Swallow Prior unpacks the ideas in Pride and Prejudice with a group of fantastic guests to help you lead a richer life.

March 14, 2022

Life's Not Fair: Lydia Bennet (feat. Professor Devoney Looser ) S1 E7

Karen Swallow Prior unpacks the ideas in Pride and Prejudice with a group of fantastic guests to help you lead a richer life.

March 07, 2022

What is Real Life? A Mary Bennet Story (feat. Nunzio Gubitosa) S1 E6

Karen Swallow Prior unpacks the ideas in Pride and Prejudice with a group of fantastic guests to help you lead a richer life.

February 28, 2022

Pride or Penitence? Mr. Darcy’s Dilemma (feat. Rabbi Ari Lamm) S1 E5

Karen Swallow Prior unpacks the ideas in Pride and Prejudice with a group of fantastic guests to help you lead a richer life.

February 14, 2022

Truth, Goodness, and Jane Bennet (feat. Dr. Anika Prather) S1 E4

Karen Swallow Prior unpacks the ideas in Pride and Prejudice with a group of fantastic guests to help you lead a richer life.

February 07, 2022

Who is Kitty Bennet? (feat. Vanessa Zoltan) S1 E3

Karen Swallow Prior unpacks the ideas in Pride and Prejudice with a group of fantastic guests to help you lead a richer life.

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