Thanks for coming to visit my website. Here I’ve collected information about my work that you may find useful.Ordway photo

I’m Professor of English and Director of the M.A. in Apologetics at Houston Baptist University; I teach in the Online program and specialize in cultural, imaginative, and literary apologetics. You can find out more about the MA in Apologetics here.

My academic work focuses on J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Williams; I am the Charles Williams Subject Editor for the Journal of Inklings Studies. More details on my academic writings can be found on my “Writing” page.

My current project is a literary-critical study, Tolkien’s Modern Sources: Middle-earth Beyond the Middle Ages, to be published by Kent State University Press. You can get a glimpse of some of my findings (an intriguing connection between Tolkien and William Morris) here.

I am also the author of a memoir,  Not God’s Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms.

If you’re interested in having me give a talk to your organization, take a look at my speaking schedule and be in touch!

Do please take a look around!

All best wishes,

Holly Ordway