Catholic and Dominican Institute

Not God's Type: From Atheism to Catholicism

April 04, 2017 7:00 PM
Kaplan Family Library DC 218

On Tuesday, April 4, Holly Ordway will present "Not God's Type: From Atheism to Catholicism."

Dr. Holly Ordway once thought she was 'not God's type' - an atheist professor hostile to Christianity, but she discovered that following the truth led her on an unexpected journey. In this talk, she shares her journey of faith, from atheism, to becoming a Protestant, to encountering the fullness of the truth in the Catholic Church. Her story shows what it's like to move from outside the Faith to inside, and provides encouragement and insights for those who are helping others to 'come home' to the Church as well.

This event is co-sponsored by CDI and the Division of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

This is a FYE College Connection event.

Holly Ordway

Holly Ordway is Professor of English and faculty in the MA in Apologetics at Houston Baptist University. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is the author of Not God’s Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms (Ignatius, 2014). Her work focuses on imaginative apologetics and on the writings of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams, and she is the Charles Williams Subject Editor for the Journal of Inklings Studies. Her current book project is Tolkien’s Modern Sources: Middle-earth Beyond the Middle Ages (Kent State University Press, 2019).

Holly Ordway