Patrick Samway

Father Patrick Samway, author of Walker Percy: A Life and the editor of Signposts in a Strange Land, a collection of Percy's essays, is professor of English and Latin American Studies at Saint Joseph’s University, and was Professor of the Humanities at Saint Peter's College. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his M.Div. from Woodstock College, and his M.A. and B.A. from Fordham University. His past professional posts include serving on the faculties of LeMoyne College, Loyola University in New Orleans, and Boston College, and serving as literary editor of the national Jesuit magazine America.


Volume 27

Guests on Volume 27: John Horgan, on whether or not we're coming to the end of the age of science; Keith Devlin, on the limits of logic; Robert Kanigel, on modern industrial efficiency; Kate Campbell, on music and memories; Patrick Samway, on Walker Percy: A Life; J. Budziszewski, on tolerance and the law "written on the heart"; Jeff Johnson, on his recordings with flutist Brian Dunning; and Stephen Lawhead, on retelling the Arthurian legends.