FLANNERY O’CONNOR, WRITER, PROPHET, APOLOGIST

This course will study the short stories of Flannery O'Connor. One or two stories will be assigned for each of the eight classes. We will also discuss the life and influence of Flannery O'Connor as one of the great and most-respected Catholic writers of the twentieth century. The short stories to be read include 'The River,' 'Good Country People,' 'Revelation,' 'Parker's Back' and 'Everything That Rises Must Converge.' The only text students need to acquire is The Complete Short Stories of Flannery O'Connor (Farrar Straus and Girioux).

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Course starts Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at 5:30pm Pacific (8:30pm Eastern), and continue for EIGHT consecutive Wednesdays.*CORRECTION: August 25th is rescheduled for September 29th

REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 1ST 2021

The class shall read all thirty-one of Flannery O’Connor’s short stories in the order they were written. We shall read them in the context of the author’s life, influences on her work, and spiritual development.

Course Content

Week One
Week Two
Week Three
Week Four
Week Five
Week Six
Week Seven
Week Eight

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Course Includes

  • 8 Lessons
  • Course Certificate