Madison U. Sowell

MADISON U. SOWELL {[email protected]} earned his master’s and PhD from Harvard University and has published widely on topics ranging from Dante’s intertextuality to the iconography of Romantic-era ballet danc￾ers. He is professor emeritus of Italian and comparative literature at Brigham Young University, where he was associate dean of undergraduate education and director of the Honors Program. After retiring from BYU, he served as provost (chief academic officer) at Southern Virginia University and then at Tusculum University. A convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he publishes a blog, entitled The Many Worlds of Madison Sowell, at He resides in Lexington, Virginia.

Experience with Religion, Experience with the Spirit Matthew Wickman, Life to the Whole Being:The Spiritual Memoir of a Literature Professor

Articles/Essays – Volume 56, No. 1

Frankly, I am not sure why I was invited to review Matthew Wickman’s Life to the Whole Being. It is not an opportunity that I sought or for which I volunteered. I have written very…

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