Joshua Hren

Joshua Hren

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Joshua Hren, Ph.D., is Co-Founder and Assistant Director of the Honors College at Belmont Abbey, teaching and writing at the intersections of political philosophy and literature and Christianity and culture. For many years he served as Managing Editor of Dappled Things: A Quarterly of Ideas, Art, and Faith, and as editor-in-chief of Wiseblood Books. Joshua has published poems in First Things, Commonweal and Presence; journalistic pieces in Crisis, Touchstone, and America; numerous scholarly articles in such venues as LOGOS: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture; and short stories, most recently “Up and Down and Up Again” in Windhover. His first collection of short stories, This Our Exile, was published through Angelico Press in January 2018. It received an Honorable Mention in the 2018 Christianity and Literature Book of the Year Award.

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