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Desert Island Books: Charles Telfer

Resident Faculty, Charles Telfer   |   April 18, 2012   |  Type: Interviews, Office Hours Podcast
Desert Island Books: Charles Telfer

Imagine yourself on a beautiful desert island. You've unplugged from the digital world. No cellphone, no twitter, no facebook, no radio, and no tv. With you on the island you have your Bible. In addition, you can only take with you five books. Which five books would you choose and why?

In this episode Office Hours talks to Charles Telfer, Associate Professor of Biblical Languages, to find out which five books he would take with him to the desert island.

Professor Telfer's selection:

  1. Latin Vulgate by Jerome
  2. George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century by
    Arnold Dallimore
  3. Shakespeare's Plays edited by Robert Stockdale Telfer
  4. Various Novels by Charles Williams
  5. Robinson Crusoe (Both in English and in Hebrew!) by Daniel Defoe


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