Drumwright Lecture


Drumwright Family Lecture

Featuring Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson
The Little Way through the Apocalpyse

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About Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson
Jessica Hooten Wilson is the Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Liberal Arts at Pepperdine University. She is the author or editor of six books, including most recently The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary Saints (Brazos Press) and Learning the Good Life: From the Great Hearts and Minds that Came Before (Zondervan). In 2018 her book Giving the Devil his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov received a Christianity Today book of the year in arts and culture award. In 2019 she received the Hiett Prize for Humanities from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.

About the Lecture

The Drumwright Family Lecture was established by Minette Drumwright Pratt and her family. The Drumwright Family has five generations of Baylor graduates.

Previous lecture presenters include:

  • Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson (2022)
  • Dr. Angel Adams Parham (2021)
  • Dr. Jane Kelley Rodeheffer (2019)
  • Professor Robert P. George (2018)
  • Mr. Robert Doar (2017)
  • Professor Robert P. George (2016)
  • Dr. David K. O’Connor (2015)
  • Mr. Ken Myers (2014)
  • Dr. Ralph Wood (2013)
  • Dr. Robert Sloan (2012)
  • Dr. Alan Jacobs (2011)
  • Dr. David Solomon (2010)