The next gathering of Rivendell Collective will take place on December 12th, 7pm at Jones Library, The Woodlands United Methodist Church.
“Imaginative Apologetics: What It Is and Why We Need It”
by Dr. Holly Ordway
Holly Ordway, PhD
Dr. Ordway is Professor of English and faculty in the M.A. in Apologetics at Houston Baptist University; she holds a PhD in English from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is the author of 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. Her current book project is Tolkien’s Modern Sources: Middle-earth Beyond the Middle Ages (forthcoming from Kent State University Press, 2019).
Dr. Ordway’s book will be available for purchase (and signing!) on the evening of her lecture.
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