The Author

Louis Markos is professor of English and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University where he holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities. His books include Apologetics for the 21st CenturyFrom Achilles to Christ: Why Christians Should Read the Pagan ClassicsOn the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and LewisHis new book, Atheism on Trial, is due out from Harvest in spring 2018. You can follow his work at


How (Not) to Make the Gospel Magnificent

Salvation means more than having our sins canceled; it means participating in the life of the Trinity.

Alzheimer’s Locks Up Its Victims, but Christ Holds the Key

Nothing that really matters dies forever. We serve a

Trading Moral Outrage for Winsome Persuasion

We need to be filled with the gifts of

Dostoevsky vs. Superman

Published 150 years ago, ‘Crime and Punishment’ is rightly

On the Road with John Bunyan

I understood the concept of urgency—in terms of faith,