Volume 38 - Editorial and Contributors


  • Marjorie Lamp Mead Marion E. Wade Center


For writing of her convictions in a way that is “undaunted, quick-witted, and without any hint of an apology—but above all, in a way that is joyful and that causes joy in turn . . . one must be grateful to [Dorothy L. Sayers]” writes Karl Barth in the introduction to his German translation of Sayers’s The Greatest Drama Ever Staged. That foreword, along with a letter from Barth to Sayers, is translated into English for the first time here by David McNutt, who explores . . .

Author Biography

Marjorie Lamp Mead, Marion E. Wade Center

Marjorie Lamp Mead is Executive Editor of VII: Journal of the Marion E. Wade Center, the annual journal published by the Wade Center on its seven authors, and the Associate Director of the Marion E. Wade Center. She has held varied positions at the Wade Center since coming to work at the collection in 1977 soon after receiving her B.A. in English Literature from Wheaton College (’74), where she studied under Clyde S. Kilby.  She served as interim director in the years between Dr. Kilby and Lyle Dorsett, and between Dr. Dorsett and Director Christopher Mitchell. She speaks on the authors locally and around the country, as well as overseas, and maintains numerous connections with individuals and organizations, providing continuity with the early development of the Wade Center.