D.Phil. (1992), University of Oxford
Dissertation: The Poetics of Subversion and Conservatism: Satire ca. 1640-1649.
B.A. Hons (1987), English, McMaster University.
- Ways of Reading: Fiction (ENG-103)
- Western Culture & Tradition II (HUM-120)
- The British Novel (ENG-257)
- History of Literary Criticism (ENG-315)
- Nineteenth-Century English Literature I: Romantic (ENG-345)
- Shakespeare (ENG-361)
- Milton (ENG-448)
Dr. Ben Faber has published essays and presented papers on William Shakespeare, John Milton (1608-1674), Joseph Hall (1574-1656), Andrew Marvell (1621-1678), Daniel Defoe (1660-1731), and Henry Alline (1748-1784). He teaches courses in the department on Shakespeare, Milton, The History of Literary Criticism, The British Novel and British Literature 1660-1830.
- Early-modern non-dramatic English literature (esp. Milton, Marvell)
- Shakespeare and theory
“Language and Literature in Reformed Perspective.” In Academy Regained, ed. Russ Kosits. Sioux Center: Dordt Press, forthcoming.
“Outrage from Lifeless Things: Theodicy and the Anthropogenic Effects of the Fall in Paradise Lost.” In Christian Environmentalism and Human Responsibility in the 21st Century: Questions of Stewardship and Accountability, ed. Katherine M. Quinsey. New York: Routledge, 2023.
“Covenant and Pedagogy.” International Journal of Christianity and Education. 24.3 (2020).
“Manifesting the Soul in Andrew Marvell’s ‘On a Drop of Dew’.” Early Modern Literary Studies 19.1 (2016).
“The Art of Divine Meditation in George Herbert’s The Temple.” Christianity and Literature 66:1 (2016).