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Interviews & Essays

BAUERSelected Recent Interviews

  • All About Nimrods at howtodoeverything.com, 3/14
  • Well-Versed in Controversy, Washington Post Lifestyle, 8/13
  • Advice for Newbies, Curriculum, and Terrible, No-Good Days at Naturally Inspired Living, 05/12
  • Conversation with Susan Wise Bauer at Unplugged Mom, 12/11.
  • Distinguished Visitor Series, King’s College, 05/10.
  • The Art of the Public Grovel, at Princeton Public Library, 11/09.
  • W&M Faculty Expert Offers Insight Into Gov. Sanford Story, William & Mary News, 6/2009 (listen to the related audio interview here)
  • Public Apologies, on BBC Radio 3, 10/08.
  • Public Groveling Required to Survive Sex Scandals,with Lewis Lapham. Bloomberg, 8/8/09.
  • A Balanced Classical Model, with Diane Wheeler. The Old Schoolhouse: The Magazine for Homeschool Families 11/08.
  • History as Entertainment: A Cable Channel Walks the Line between Education and Vulgarization, with Matt Patterson. The National Review, 7/24/09.
  • Questions with Susan Wise Bauer, with Betsy Rothstein. The Hill, 1/07/09.
  • ˜The Sexual sin is a stand-in, it’s a symbol’: Susan Wise Bauer Looks at the Art of Public Apology, with Libby Copeland. The Washington Post, 10/05/2008.
  • Selected Short Pieces by Susan

  • The Teacher’s Dilemma: Reflections on History, Children, and the Inevitability of Compromise,” Comment magazine, 9/04/14
  • Fancy’s Children,” Wall Street Journal, 9/06/2013
  • Talking About Real Marriage,” Books & Culture, 1/01/2012
  • Undercover Among the Evangelicals,” Books & Culture, 7/01/2010
  • “On Slippery Slopes, the Blogosphere, and (oh, yes) Women,” Books & Culture, 1/01/2007
  • Messy Revelation: Why Paul Would Have Flunked Hermeneutics,” Books & Culture, 5/01/2006 (full text here)
  • “Whiteness” (Part I) and “No Exit” (Part II), Books & Culture, Sept/Oct and Nov/Dec 2000. Featured in Arts & Letters Daily.
  • “God and Woman at Harvard,” in The Best Christian Writing 2000, ed. John Wilson (Harper SanFrancisco, 2000), print only
  • “Dodging the Home School Stereotype”, Beliefnet, August 31, 2000
  • “Old Souls and Little Gurus”, Beliefnet, July 24, 2000
  • “Christian Fiction Gets Real”, Christianity Today, April 24, 2000
  • “God and the Devil in Summer Blockbusters”, Christianity Today, August 9, 1999
  • “Corporate Sponsored Spontaneity”, Books & Culture, May/June 1999
  • “Oprah’s Misery Index,” Christianity Today, December 7, 1998.
  • “No One Knows Best”, Books & Culture, Nov./Dec. 1998
  • “Antarctica,” Books & Culture, Nov/Dec 1998
  • “Satan with a Stethoscope”, Christianity Today, October 5, 1998
  • “The Myth of a Better Prayer Life”, Christianity Today, May 15, 1998
  • “Blessed Be the Void that Binds,” Books & Culture, Sept/Oct. 1997, print only
  • “A Paper Doll King David”, Christianity Today, June 16, 1997
  • I Don’t Talk About My Children at Work,” Books & Culture, May/June 1997
  • Stephen King’s Tragic Kingdom,” Books & Culture, March/April 1997