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TolkienMoot XVIII Guest Speaker Brenton Dickieson, PhD Bio

by Tolkien Moot Volunteer published Jul 30, 2022 01:10 PM, last modified Jul 30, 2022 01:06 PM
Brenton Dickieson is a lecturer at Signum University, The King’s College in New York City, Lecturer in Theology and Literature at Maritime Christian College in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island,

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Sessional Instructor in the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture at the University of Prince Edward Island, and Instructor in Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, BC. He also does freelance speaking and writing and is the author of the popular Faith, Fiction, and Fantasy blog

Dr. Dickieson’s peer-reviewed publications on literature and religion appear in leading journals such as MythloreJournal of L.M. Montgomery StudiesSehnsucht: The C.S. Lewis Journal, and Journal of the Southwest.

After completing a Masters degree in biblical literature at Regent College, Brenton moved with his wife Kerry and his son Nicolas to their native home in Charlottetown, PEI to teach and write.

His academic interests include how the creation of fictional universes helps in spiritual formation, theological exploration, and cultural criticism.

He has recently completed a PhD at the University of Chester, focusing his work on C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings.