Chris Armstrong

Chris Armstrong is the director of Opus: The Art of Work institute at Wheaton College where he also teaches in the Biblical and Theological Studies Department. In addition to teaching, Armstrong has experience in business communications and journalism and was a founding director of the Work and Purpose initiative at Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, MN. Armstrong is a senior editor for Christian History magazine and founding senior editor of the Patheos Faith and Work channel. He is the author of Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age with C. S. Lewis (BakerAcademic, 2016) and Patrons Saints for Postmoderns (IVP, 2009).


Volume 134

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Guests on Volume 134: Chris Armstrong, on what C. S. Lewis knew (and we need to know) about the culture and faith of medieval Christianity; Grevel Lindop, on the unique poetic imagination of poet, novelist, and theologian Charles Williams, “the third Inkling”; Michael Martin, on how the experience of Beauty in Creation and art can enable an encounter with divine Wisdom; William T. Cavanaugh, on why Christians should think about economics theologically, not just as a science or an ethical discipline; Philip Turner, on why Christian ethics has the health of the Church at its center, not just personal obedience or social justice; Gisela Kreglinger, on wine, the culture of wine, and the superabundant goodness of God made manifest in the gift of wine.