Due to the advances in science and new philosophies, the people of the Victorian era faced a crisis of faith and its place in a new scientific era. Like other religious novelists, George MacDonald used his stories to address the theological questions and doubt of the time. This approach is particularly evident in his novel Thomas Wingfold, Curate.
Presented at the 1997 Frances White Ewbank Colloquium.
"George MacDonald's Answer to the Victorian Crises of Faith,"
Inklings Forever: Published Colloquium Proceedings 1997-2016: Vol. 1
, Article 16.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/inklings_forever/vol1/iss1/16