Dr Michael Ward

Blackfriars Hall
Associate Faculty Member
Phone: 01865 771299
Email: michael.ward2@theology.ox.ac.uk

Research interests:

Theology and the imagination; Christian apologetics; Christian theodicy; doctrinal controversy in the early church.


C.S. Lewis at Poets’ Corner, ed. with Peter S. Williams (Wipf & Stock, 2016)

‘Science and Religion in the Writings of C.S. Lewis’ in Science and Christian Belief (April 2013, Vol. 25, No.1, pp. 3-16)

The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis, ed. with Robert MacSwain (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Heresies and How to Avoid Them: Why it matters what Christians believe, ed. with Ben Quash (SPCK, 2007)

‘The Tragedy is in the Pity: C.S. Lewis and the Song of the Goat’ in Christian Theology and Tragedy: Theologians, Tragic Literature and Tragic Theory, ed. Kevin Taylor and Giles Waller (Ashgate, 2011)

‘The Church in C.S. Lewis’s Fiction’ in C.S. Lewis and the Church: Essays in Honour of Walter Hooper, ed. Judith Wolfe and B.N. Wolfe (T. & T. Clark, 2011)

'The Good Serves the Better and Both the Best: C.S. Lewis on Imagination and Reason in Apologetics' in Imaginative Apologetics: Theology, Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition, ed. Andrew Davison (SCM Press, 2011).

'On Suffering' in The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis, ed. Robert MacSwain and Michael Ward (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

'C.S. Lewis, 1898-1963' in The Heart of Faith: Following Christ in the Church of England, ed. Andrew Atherstone (Lutterworth Press, 2008)

'Theopaschitism' in Heresies and How to Avoid Them: Why it matters what Christians believe, ed. Ben Quash and Michael Ward (SPCK, 2007)


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