Episode 21 // Casey and O. Alan Noble On Speaking Truth To Distraction

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This episode is the beginning of 3 guests that I know you’ll love who will close out Season 1 of otherWISE. Today we talk with O. Alan Noble about technology, truth, and bearing witness in a distracted age.

We talk about his latest book, Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age, processing how we read and how the way we deal with technology & distracting is forming our sense of what is good, beautiful, and true.

Alan is assistant professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University and cofounder and editor in chief of Christ and Pop Culture. He has written for The Atlantic, Vox, BuzzFeed, The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today, and First Things. He is also an advisor for the AND Campaign.

We talked about the following books:

John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany
John Steinbeck, East of Eden and The Grapes of Wrath
Wendell Berry, Hannah Coulter
Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Music by Austin Martin
Cover art by Eric Wright/Metamora Design