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
Tolkien and Peter Pan: Death and the Desire for Deathlessness
by Dr. Holly Ordway . September 2, 2021 .
“Patience, Hard Thing!” Gerard Manley Hopkins’ Advice for Today
by Dr. Holly Ordway . August 26, 2021 .
Practice, Patience, Prayer: Lessons in Evangelization from the Parables
by Dr. Holly Ordway . July 19, 2021 .
Homeschooling: How Forming Good Readers Enhances the Whole
by Dr. Holly Ordway . June 28, 2021 .
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 .