Was Jane Austen a Christian? A brief look at the evidence, with further resources.
Jane Austen’s Father Gives Spiritual Advice
What spiritual advice did Jane Austen's father give to his son?
“The Jane Austen Sampler”: Praising God (Part 1)
Girls learned the alphabet and the Bible by stitching. This is claimed to be Jane Austen's childhood sampler.
William Wilberforce’s Joy
Wilberforce, despite many challenges, was filled with "penetrating" joy. What was his secret?
Jane Austen’s Anglicanism: Book Review
What was the worldview that shaped Jane Austen's life and writings?
Faith and Science: William Paley and Natural Theology
In Jane Austen's England, "natural theology" used science to support Christian faith.
Faith and Science: Galileo’s Daughter, Book Review
Galileo attempted to submit to his church, and was supported by many in it, while others condemned him.
Faith and Science: Kepler’s Witch, Book Review
Johannes Kepler believed that the harmony of the heavens, described in geometry, music, astronomy, and theology, reflects the mind of God.
Jane Austen Faith Word: Duty, and Anne Elliot
Anne Elliot's "duty" guided her through life's trials.
Jane Austen Faith Word: Exertion, and Elinor Dashwood
Doing what is right, for Jane Austen's heroines, requires a great deal of "exertion"!