Ralph C. Wood, University Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Texas A&M University-Commerce, as well as M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. At Baylor he teaches in the departments of English and Religion, as well as the Truett Theological Seminary.
He has a well known interest and expertise in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien as well as other Christian writers of fiction, and in this interview, Dr. Wood talks about the theological themes and ideas inherent in their works.