Articles & Chapters

Jeffrey Johnson, Kirstin; sometimes cited as Johnson, Kirstin

Published Work Includes:

 George MacDonald Specific:

“Rooted Deep: Discovering the Literary Identity of Mythopoeic Fantasist George MacDonald.” Article in LinguaCulture (Centre for (Inter)cultural and (Inter)lingual Research. (2015)

“The Storyteller.” Article in “Seven Literary Sages,” Christian History. (2015)

Cultivating Apprehension: Beauty & Kids’ Lit.” Article on ‘Everyday Theology,’ 2015.

“A Call to Childlikeness.” Article on “Spirituality & Children,” Patheos Public Square, May 2016.

“Servant of All: Arthurian Peregrinations in George MacDonald.” Chapter in (forthcoming) The Inklings & King Arthur. (2015)

“Relational Inkings of a Mythopoeic Maker.” Chapter in (forthcoming) Informing the Inklings: Victorian Fantasist George MacDonald. (2015)

“George MacDonald.” Biographical entry in The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization, ed. George Kurian. Wiley-Blackwell. (2012)

“The Curdie Books, Please.” (an examination of Lewis’ use of The Princess & Curdie in That Hideous Strength), Sehnsucht: The C. S. Lewis Journal, 2012.

“Speaking Matrilineally (and especially of Uncle Mackintosh MacKay),” chapter in Rethinking George MacDonald: Contexts and Contemporaries, eds Chris McLachlan, Ginger Stelle, John Pazdziora. Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 2012.

“The Mythopoesis of George MacDonald.” North Wind, A Journal of George MacDonald Studies, 2012.

“Review Article: Death and Fantasy: Essays on Phillip Pullman, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald and R.L. Stevenson, by William Gray.”  Review article in Sehnsucht: The C. S. Lewis Journal, 2011.

 “Dearborn’s The Baptized Imagination: A Book Review.” Article in SEVEN: An Anglo-American Review, Volume 27. (2010)
“Conversing With Dante: Relational Assent in Charles Williams and George MacDonald.” in SEVEN: An Anglo-American Review, Volume 26. (2009)
“Curdie’s Intertextual Dialogue: Engaging Maurice, Arnold and Isaiah.” Chapter in George MacDonald: Literary Heritage and Heirs, ed. Roderick McGillis, Zossima Press. (2007)

“Sacred Story: MacDonald’s Use of Fiction.” in MacDonald Centenary Issue, Christian History & Biography. (2005)

“Sacred Story: The Mythopoesis of George MacDonald.” Regent College Centenary George MacDonald Conference. Regent Audio. Vancouver, June 2005.

“Unraveling Phantastes.” in MacDonald Centenary Issue, Christian History & Biography. (2005)

Bunyan’s Influence on MacDonald’s ‘The Golden Key.’” North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies. (1997)

 

Art & Theology Specific:

“Transformative Reception: Arcabas’ L’onction de Nard” ArtWay Visual Meditation, March 2011. (in English and in Dutch) http://www.artway.eu

“De balsemolie van Arcabas.” in Jezus Voor Ogen: Beelden en woorden voor de veertigdagentijd, ed. Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker. Buijten & Schipperheijn. (2012)

“Life More Abundant: Emily Carr” ArtWay Visual Meditation, July 2013. (in English and in Dutch) http://www.artway.eu

Leaping into the Liminal: Erica Grimm’s Only Say the Word” ArtWay Visual Meditation, November 2013.  http://www.artway.eu

“Awakening the Fools: Cecil Collins’ The Joy of the Fool” ArtWay Visual Meditation, March 2014. http://www.artway.eu

Cultivating Apprehension: Beauty & Kids’ Lit.” Article on ‘Everyday Theology,’ May 2015.

“Deliver Us from Atrophy.” Article on ‘Everyday Theology,’ March 2016.

Other:

“Every Wrinkle Tells a Story: Celebrate or Eradicate?” Article on “Faith & Aging” Patheos Public Square, Novemebr 2016.

“At Home with Unicorns.” Article on ‘Everyday Theology,’ March 2016.

“Factual Myth, The Legend of Faith.” Article on “Myth, Imagination, Fairy Tales, & Fantasy. And Faith,” Patheos Public Square, March 2016.

“A Call to Childlikeness.” Article on “Spirituality & Children,” Patheos Public Square, May 2016.

What C.S. Lewis Learned from his ‘Master’,” article in “Seven Literary Sages,” Christian History Magazine (2015)

“The Curdie Books, Please.” (an examination of Lewis’ use of The Princess & Curdie in That Hideous Strength), Sehnsucht: The C. S. Lewis Journal, 2012.

“Tolkien & Mythopoesis.” Chapter in Tree of Tales: Tolkien, Literature, and Theology, ed Trevor Hart & Ivan Khovacs. Baylor Press. (2008) Attributed to “Kirstin Johnson.”

“Better than the Best.” in The Cradle and the Crown: A Regent College Advent Reader, ed. Richard Thompson. (2006) (re-issued 2011) [Paperback] [PDF]

“Review Article: Death and Fantasy: Essays on Phillip Pullman, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald and R.L. Stevenson, by William Gray.”  Review article in Sehnsucht: The C. S. Lewis Journal, 2011.

“Conversing With Dante: Relational Assent in Charles Williams and George MacDonald.” in SEVEN: An Anglo-American Review, Volume 26. (2009)

“Storied Communion: The Compelling Example of Robert Coles.” Master’s Thesis, under Eugene Peterson, Regent College, Vancouver. 1998.

Annotations” for the ‘Juvenilia Press’ edition of Jane Austen’s Jack and Alice: A Novel, 1992 (with Juliet McMaster).