Philip Mitchell (MDIVBL,
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Baylor University) is Director of
the University Honors Program at Dallas Baptist
Associate Professor of English, he is deeply interested in the intersection of theology, literature, history,
philosophy, and culture and is currently working on books about the interrelationship of the work of C. S. Lewis and of Austin Farrer, and about G. K. Chesterton and his practice of history and biography.
Dr. Mitchell is a contributor to such journals as Christianity and Literature, Logos, Mythlore, Religion and Arts, Seven, and Tolkien Studies. He also has chapters included in Baptism of Fire: The Birth of Modern British Fantastic in World War I (2015), The Christian College Phenomenon (2012), and Approaches to Teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Other Works (2015).
He lives with his
wife, Kristin, and two daughters, Noelle and Grace, and teaches Bible study at his church.