Jamie Spencer

Jamie Spencer (Washington University in St. Louis, PhD, ’72) is retired English professor for St. Louis Community College. In addition to his articles for The Common Reader, he is a regular reviewer for the Missouri Historical Society’s Gateway magazine. He is author of a study of religious themes in literature, Fictional Religion, and also the novel  Modified Raptures (2016, Sentia Publishing).

Posts by Jamie Spencer

Taking Liberty

You may think you know the story behind Auguste Bartholdi’s creation of the Statue of Liberty, but you don’t know the whole story until you read Elizabeth Mitchell’s Liberty’s Torch.