Donald Williams

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Donald T. Williams is professor emeritus of Toccoa Falls College in the hills of NE Georgia, having served for over thirty years there as R. A. Forrest Scholar and Professor of Theology and Literature. A border dweller, he stays permanently camped out on the borders between theology and literature, serious scholarship and pastoral ministry, Narnia and Middle Earth.

An ordained minister in the Evangelical Free Church of America, he has spent several summers over the last decade and a half doing theological education by extension work, training local pastors in Uganda, Kenya, and India for Church Planting International. A past president of the International Society of Christian Apologetics known as an Inklings scholar and a Christian Apologist, he is the author of twelve books, most recently Deeper Magic: The Theology behind the Writings of C. S. Lewis“An Encouraging Thought”: The Christian Worldview in the Writings of J. R. R. Tolkien; The Young Christian’s Survival Guide: Common Questions Young Christians are Asked about God, the Bible, and the Christian Faith Answered; and Stars through the Clouds: The Collected Poetry of Donald T. Williams.

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