Dr. Amy Orr-Ewing is an international author, speaker and theologian. Amy is the author of multiple books including ‘Where is God in All the Suffering?’ and bestselling, ‘Why Trust The Bible?’
Over the last twenty years, Amy has given lectures and answered questions on university campuses around the world in 35 countries. She has also addressed Parliamentarians in the Speakers Rooms and Chapel at the UK Parliament and staffers on Capitol Hill, and at the West Wing of the White House. She regularly responds to invitations to speak in banks, businesses, and consultancy firms as well as churches and conferences.
Amy is interested in the intersection of questions of meaning and faith with the marketplace, education, leadership and policymaking. Amy holds a doctorate (DPhil) in Theology from the University of Oxford. Her thesis was entitled The Apologetic Value of Theological Truth Through Story and Pattern in the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers. She gives lectures and seminars on Sayers and C.S. Lewis and regularly interacts with postgraduate students who are working on projects involving Sayers. Her theological interests included Christianity and Women, Truth and Meaning, Christian Belief, and Contemporary Christian Apologetics.
Amy specialises in the public communication of theology, engaging people outside of the academy with theological ideas and discussions. This includes broadcasting on the BBC and writing in national newspapers such as The Times. Her website www.amyorr-ewing.com is a good source for her work.
“Cancel Culture is a scourge but it’s rooted in goodness”
At the start of 2022 will cancel culture continue to shape our common life?
The former Archbishop of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu held his post during the apartheid era in South Africa and won a Nobel Peace prize in 1984 for opposition to the brutal regime. He led the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission after the election of Mandela in 1994 and was frequently seen crying during the hearings as victims faced and challenged their torturers, telling their stories and reliving the atrocities.
Member of the Archbishop of Canterbury College of Evangelists.
Senior Fellow, OCCA, The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics.
Theological contribution of Dorothy L. Sayers.
Women and theology.
Amy Orr-Ewing, Dorothy L. Sayers Pursuing Truth Through Stories and Patterns in Alister McGrath ed. History of Apologetics (Zondervan, 2020).
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, April 2018 “Christianity and Women”
Anglican History, Pusey House, Oxford March 2017, “Dorothy L. Sayers: Writer, Christian Apologist and Anglican”
Richard Johnson Lecture, New South Wales Parliament House, Sydney Australia, March 2017 “Is Christianity Bad News for Women?”
The Pamela Nutt Address, Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney Australia, March 2017 “God and Women.”
Swansea University Public Theology Lecture, January 2015, “Is Faith in God Irrational?”
United States Congress, Faith and Law, Address to Staffers, October 2011, “Is Christianity a Failed Hope?”
BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship , BBC Radio 4 Beyond Belief.
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Review of Christine M. Fletcher, The Artist and the Trinity Dorothy L. Sayers’ Theology of Work ( Oregon: Pickwick Publications, 2013 (paperback).An AngloAmerican Literary Review , vol. 31, pp. 117-118Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles