Category: Dorothy L. Sayers

  • C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity (1952)

    Mere Christianity

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    Mere Christianity (1952) Dec 25, 2020 The Grand Miracle Is the Incarnation, like other miracles, a suspension or a reversal of the natural universe? Or, as Lewis writes in “The Grand Miracle,” is it “the central chapter” of history such that “every miracle exhibits the character of the Incarnation”? Join Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing…

  • Dorothy L. Sayers, The Man Born to Be King (1943)

    The Man Born to be King

    The Man Born to Be King (1943) Mar 6, 2020 Rediscovering ‘The Man Born to Be King’ w/ Dr. Christine Colón and Marjorie Mead How can we possibly see the story of Jesus with fresh eyes this Lenten season? In this week’s episode Dr. Crystal Downing sits down to discuss Dorothy L. Sayers’s play-cycle on the…

  • Radio Addresses

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    Jul 24, 2020 “Down to the Wireless: The Radio Addresses of C. S. Lewis and Dorothy L. Sayers.” Before he was famous for his books, C.S. Lewis was one of the most well-recognized voices in Britain because of his broadcasts on ‘the wireless.’ In this week’s episode, Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing sit down…

  • Dorothy L. Sayers, The Mind of the Maker (1941)

    Mind of the Maker

    The Mind of the Maker (1941) Oct 18, 2019 The Mind of the Potter w/ David Hooker How does creativity work? What does it mean that we are created in the image of a Creator God? Professor of Art at Wheaton College, David Hooker, sits down with David and Crystal this week to discuss how he…

  • Creed or Chaos?

    Creed or Chaos? (1940), Vol. 1; Vol. 2 Vol. 1 May 27, 2022 Creed or Chaos: Vol. 1, Essays by Dorothy L. Sayer’s on the Importance of Theology Words like dogma and theology have for a long time been viewed as “dull” and irrelevant, but in a series of essays written in the late 1930s Dorothy L. Sayers…

  • Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night (1935)

    Lord Peter Wimsey – Gaudy Night

    Gaudy Night (1935) Jan 29, 2021 Gaudy Night  Can a detective novel without a grisly murder be any good? If Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers is any indication: Yes! In this episode, Dr. Crystal Downing—an expert on Sayers—sits down with Dr. David C. Downing and Producer Aaron Hill to discuss one of Sayers most unique, and perhaps…

  • Lord Peter Wimsey, Father Brown

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    Lord Peter Wimsey (Sayers), Father Brown (Chesterton) Aug 21, 2020 “Murder at the Wade: The Detective Fiction of G.K. Chesterton and Dorothy L. Sayers Whether it is a game of Clue or an episode of Sherlock on the BBC, everyone loves to solve a good murder mystery. In this week’s episode, Drs. Crystal and David…

Christine Colón Crystal Downing David Hooker David McNutt Graham Shea Jerry Root Laura Schmidt Marjorie Mead