Mark Knight is Professor in Literature, Religion, and Victorian Studies at Lancaster University. His books include Chesterton and Evil (2004), Nineteenth-Century Religion and Literature: An Introduction (with Emma Mason, 2006), An Introduction to Religion and Literature (2009), and Good Words: Evangelicalism and the Victorian Novel (2019). He has edited several collections, including The Routledge Companion to Literature and Religion (2016); co-edits the New Directions in Religion and Literature series for Bloomsbury; and has recently become the General Editor of the journal Literature and Theology.