Maxine Walker, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Literature, Point Loma Nazarene University.

Dr Walker retired in 2008 as Director of the Wesleyan Center for 21st Century Studies which ‘seeks to create and foster Wesleyan thinking and how it pertains to the aspects of life today. Steeped in tradition, the Center engages people in regards to their faith, thought and practice of the Wesleyan tradition’.

Select Publications

 'At Home in the Body of Scripture', in Orthodox and Wesleyan Scriptural Understanding and Practice, ed. S.T. Kimbrough, Jr. (Crestwood, NY, 2005).

"'How do you read it?" Rowan Williams, Marilynne Robinson and Mapping a Postmodern Reading of the Good Samaritan Parable', Journal of Anglican Studies 12/2 (November 2014), 203-25.  

'Painting the Question:  Barnett Newman’s Stations of the Cross', in Contemplations of the Spiritual in Art, ed. Rina Arya (Bern, 2013), 173-93.

'Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love in a Secular Age', The Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, XXI (Spring 2009).

'"The Sounds of Silence": in Gathered Community:  T.S. Eliot and the Church', in Orthodox and Wesleyan Ecclesiology, ed. S.T. Kimbrough, Jr.  (Crestwood, NY, 2007),

 Charles Wesley's Hymns: "Prints" and Practices of Love Divine (Point Loma Press, 2007).