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Kirstin Jeffrey Johnson, Ph.D.

Literature, Theology, Ecology, & The Arts

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YouTube Introductions to MacDonald


An introductory lecture on George MacDonald can be found here.


An exploration of Phantastes, the novel that 'baptized' C. S. Lewis's imagination, can be found here. 

About Kirstin

Kirstin Jeffrey Johnson is a George MacDonald scholar who lives on a farm in the Ottawa Valley, Canada. She writes and lectures internationally on MacDonald, the Inklings, the nineteeth century, and Faith & the Arts. She is on the Advisory Board of Inklings Journal VII, a founding Board Member of the C.S. Lewis & Kindreds Society of Eastern & Central Europe, and co-chair of the George MacDonald Society. She directs Linlathen, a Theology & Arts conference and lecture series based in rural Ontario. Passionate about integrating ecological care, local community, and academia, she occasionally partners with the environmental network of A Rocha. You can find some of her photography on Instagram: #Mythopoeic_Life

Areas of Particular Interest and Specialization:

Victorian Literature // Children's Literature // George MacDonald (Bio here)

C.S. Lewis // J.R.R. Tolkien // Charles Williams // Fantasy // Dante

Christianity & Literature // 19th C. Scottish Divines // Art & Theology // Arcabas


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