Our third guest on the Scholarly Panel is Dr. R. Keith Loftin, who will be providing a philosophical and theological perspective on the question of healing in/by literature.
Dr. Keith Loftin is currently serving as both assistant dean, The Scarborough College at Southwestern, and assistant professor of philosophy & humanities at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Keith has a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of Aberdeen, an a MATh.M. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theology, an M.A. from Louisiana State University in philosophy, and an M.A. from the University of Dallas in humanities where he concentrated on history of philosophy. He is the author of Stand Firm: Apologetics and the Brilliance of the Gospel and has edited God and Morality: Four Views, Christian Physicalism? Theological Critiques of Materialist Ontology, and Work in Christian Perspective: Theological Foundations and Practical Implications. He is married to Julie and they have a son named Ian. You can follow Keith on Twitter: