Joseph Wiebe

Joseph Wiebe
Joseph Wiebe is Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Alberta, Augustana. His 2017 book, The Place of Imagination, is a critical reading of Wendell Berry's fiction that emphasizes the role of imagination in community and environmental ethics. His ongoing research interest is on the influence of settler colonialism on environmental imagination and religious identity.

Recent Essays

Remembering Revisited

That integration, that coherence of self in two souls resurrected in each other’s presence, is what keeps my place in my community. It’s what makes a home for my grievances, present and redeemed. It’s work, but it’s how we are made whole.

Love in the Place of Almost Death

At the height of the political tension in King Lear, the corrupt usurpers of Lear’s throne are at the helm of Britain’s defense against...