Thesis Blog: “Let us not mock God with metaphor”

As I’ve begun research for my thesis–which, let’s be honest, will probably focus on John Updike–I re-found this poem of his. I’m playing around with writing on Updike’s juxtaposition (?) of sex and theology–how a[…]

About Lauren Sawyer

I am an assistant instructor at a graduate school in Seattle, Washington, and I hold a master of the arts in theology and culture. I love coffee, rainy days, and John Updike. Learn more about me at laurendeidra.com.

Introducing my Thesis Blog!

OK. So this fall I’m supposed to start my integrative project, also known more impressively (maybe?) as my master’s thesis. This is why you haven’t heard much from me this summer: I am freaking out. But[…]

About Lauren Sawyer

I am an assistant instructor at a graduate school in Seattle, Washington, and I hold a master of the arts in theology and culture. I love coffee, rainy days, and John Updike. Learn more about me at laurendeidra.com.

Reconciliation and Reconstruction in “The Chosen”

“Behold, a king will reign in righteousness . . . Then the eyes of those who see will not be closed, and the ears of those who hear will give attention.” Isaiah 32:1, 3, ESV Last weekend, I finished[…]

About Lauren Sawyer

I am an assistant instructor at a graduate school in Seattle, Washington, and I hold a master of the arts in theology and culture. I love coffee, rainy days, and John Updike. Learn more about me at laurendeidra.com.