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Dr. Philip Irving Mitchell, Director of the University Honors Program at Dallas Baptist. 

Christ and Composition
Christian Worldview and Literature

Twentieth-Century Christian Poets
Modern Poetry Resources
Theology of Poetry
Theodicy Overview
Ancient Christian Resources
Medieval Resources
Early Modern Resources
Modern Resources
Post-Colonial Resources
Post-Colonial Theology

Lewis Resources
Tolkien Resources
Chesterton Resources
History of Comedy
World Literature I Resources
World Literature II Resources
Colonial American Resources
American II Resources

Philip Mitchell (MDIVBL, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Baylor University) is Director of the University Honors Program at Dallas Baptist University. 

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 the Journal of Inklings Studies, 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 serves as Book Review Editor for the journal Christianity and Literature.

He lives with his wife, Kristin, and two daughters, Noelle and Grace, and teaches Bible study at his church.


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"All manner of thing shall be well/ When the tongues of flame are in-folded/ Into the crowned knot of fire/ And the fire and the rose are one." -- T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding