Michael Ward (scholar)

Michael Ward (born 6 January 1968[1]) is a British scholar, best known for his book Planet Narnia, in which he argues that the The Chronicles of Narnia are structured around the seven planets.

Ward was born in Cuckfield, and studied at Regent's Park College, Oxford, Peterhouse, Cambridge, Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and the University of St Andrews. He was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 2005, and joined the Roman Catholic Church in 2012. Ward is currently Senior Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, and Professor of Apologetics at Houston Baptist University.[2]

Ward has been an extra in a number of films, including Shadowlands, Hamlet, and The World Is Not Enough.[1]


  1. 1 2 "Curriculum Vitae". Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  2. "Michael Ward, Ph.D.". Houston Baptist University. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
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