The Author

Kent Dunnington is associate professor of philosophy at Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois. He is the author of Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and Choice (IVP Academic) and is currently at work on a book about intellectual humility and its importance in higher education.

The Addict as Modern Prophet

Like the prophets of old, today’s addicts may remind us our desire for God is trivial and weak, and our horizons of hope and