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A Theological-Aesthetical Manifesto by Joshua Hren

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Author Joshua Hren

Joshua Hren is founder of Wiseblood Books and co-founder of the MFA at the University of St. Thomas. He regularly publishes essays and poems in such journals as First Things and AmericaNational Review and CommonwealPublic Discourse and LOGOS, Evangelization & Culture and The Lamp. Joshua’s books include:  the novel Infinite Regress; the short story collections This Our Exile and In the Wine Press; the book of poems Last Things, First Things, & Other Lost CausesMiddle-earth and the Return of the Common Good: J.R.R. Tolkien and Political PhilosophyHow to Read (and Write) Like a Catholic; and Contemplative Realism: A Theological-Aesthetical Manifestowww.joshuahren.com

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Founder of Wiseblood Books, co-founder of the MFA at UST-Houston, author of Infinite Regress: A Novel, and other books

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Painter and author of Sophia House, The Island of the World, and many others

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Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence, Humanities and Classical Education at the University of Dallas, author of The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary Saints and Giving the Devil His Due: Flannery O’Connor and Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Director of the MFA at the University of St. Thomas, Houston, and author of The Vision of the Soul: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty in the Western Tradition, The Strangeness of the Good, and many others

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Cortez

President and Founder, Catholic Literary Arts and author of Against Sky’s Warm Belly: New and Selected Poems

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Poet Laureate of Oklahoma, author of Elegy for Trains and A Poetics of Orthodoxy: Christian Truth as Aesthetic Foundation

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Editor of Dappled Things and author of As Earth Without Water: A Novel

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President of Wyoming Catholic College and author of Boundaries of Eden: A Novel

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Author of Motherland: Poems and Works of Mercy: A Novel

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