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Crystal Downing

Crystal Downing
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  • United States
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Marion E. Wade Center

Crystal Downing is Co-Director of the Marion E. Wade Center (Wheaton, IL), the foremost archive in the world for published and unpublished materials by and about C. S. Lewis and six of his most creative influencers, including Sayers. Crystal’s first book, Writing Performances: The Stages of Dorothy L. Sayers, received an international award from the Dorothy L. Sayers Society, and her recently released Subversive: Christ, Culture, and the Shocking Dorothy L. Sayers was honored with a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Committed to exploring the relationship between Christianity and culture, Crystal has also authored three books that appear on university and seminary syllabuses around the world: How Postmodernism Serves (my) Faith; Changing Signs of Truth; and Salvation from Cinema: The Medium is the Message.