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Robert MacSwain

Robert MacSwain is an Episcopal priest who teaches theology at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. A native Virginian who grew up in Edenton, North Carolina, he received his Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. A former photographer and an occasional poet, most of his publications are academic in nature. He is the author of Solved by Sacrifice: Austin Farrer, Fideism, and the Evidence of Faith (Peeters, 2013) and the editor or co-editor of six other volumes, including The Cambridge Companion to C. S. Lewis (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown (Oxford University Press, 2012). In 2016-17 he will be a visiting scholar at Harvard Divinity School, exploring the question of whether saints are evidence for God.

Ten Things I Can’t Do Without

  1. Gravity
  2. Oxygen
  3. Food
  4. Single malt Scotch
  5. Dark chocolate
  6. Music
  7. Art
  8. The Book of Common Prayer
  9. Friends
  10. Family