Michael Ward, PhD

Michael Ward


Office Address: ATWD I 229
Phone: (281) 649-3383

Professor of Apologetics
Director, C.S. Lewis Centre, Oxford, England


  • PhD, Divinity, University of St Andrews
  • MA, Theology, University of Cambridge
  • MA, English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
  • BA, English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

Courses Taught

  • C.S. Lewis and Imaginative Apologetics
  • Literature and Apologetics


  • 'Heresies and How to Avoid Them: Why it Matters What Christians Believe', edited with Ben Quash (Hendrickson, 2007).
  • 'The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis' (Oxford University Press, 2008).  Paperback edition, 2010.
  • 'The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis', edited with Robert MacSwain (Cambridge University Press, 2010).
  • 'The Narnia Code: C.S. Lewis and the Secret of the Seven Heavens' (Tyndale, 2010).
  • Selected chapters in books:
  • 'The Tragedy is in the Pity: C.S. Lewis and the Song of the Goat’ in Christian Theology and Tragedy, ed. T. Kevin Taylor & Giles Waller (Ashgate, 2012)
  • ‘C.S. Lewis’ in The Heart of Faith: Following Christ in the Church of England (Cambridge: Lutterworth, 2008), ed. Andrew Atherstone
  • ‘Christianity and Film’ in Christ and Culture in Dialogue (Saint Louis: Concordia Academic Press, 1999), ed. Angus Menuge

Other publications can be found listed at: www.michaelward.net

Awards and Honors

Dr. Ward was the winner of the 2011 Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies, given by the Mythopoeic Society. He is a member of the Steering Committee, The Wade Center, Wheaton College, IL, and a trustee of the G.K. Chesterton Library, Oxford, UK.