Dr. Holly Ordway
Dr. Holly Ordway is the Fellow of Faith & Culture of the Word on Fire Institute. She is a Visiting Professor at Houston Baptist University and holds a PhD in English from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is the author of Tolkien’s Modern Reading: Middle-earth Beyond the Middle Ages (Word on Fire Academic, 2021) Apologetics and the Christian Imagination: An Integrated Approach to Defending the Faith (Emmaus Road, 2017) and Not God’s Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms (Ignatius, 2014). Dr. Ordway is also a published poet, and a Subject Editor for the Journal of Inklings Studies. Her academic work focuses on the writings of the Inklings, especially C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.
Dr. Holly Ordway Latest Blog Posts
Christ at the Center: Gerard Manley Hopkins’ “As kingfishers catch fire”
by Dr. Holly Ordway . April 29, 2021 .
“He Who Has an Ear, Let Him Hear”: A Poem and Reflection
by Dr. Holly Ordway . March 18, 2021 .
Why Christina Rossetti’s “A Better Resurrection” is Lenten Food for 2021
by Dr. Holly Ordway . February 17, 2021 .
A Lewis Scholar and a Character: Remembering Walter Hooper (1931-2020)
by Dr. Holly Ordway . December 29, 2020 .
Wonder and Beauty: 5 Christmas Gift Suggestions for 2020
by Dr. Holly Ordway . November 26, 2020 .
“Awaking Wonder”: Sally Clarkson and Joy Clarkson on the Domestic Church
by Dr. Holly Ordway . October 26, 2020 .
A Chapter That Changed My Life: J.R.R. Tolkien’s “On Fairy-stories”
by Dr. Holly Ordway . September 21, 2020 .
Digging Deeper and Building Higher: Further Advice for Christian Writers
by Dr. Holly Ordway . July 15, 2020 .