Dr. David Baggett

Professor of Apologetics

Email Dr. Baggett: dbaggett@liberty.edu
(434) 592-4630


  • Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2002.
  • M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary, 1992.
  • B.A., University of Michigan-Dearborn, 1988.

Recent Courses

  • APOL 697: History of Christian Apologetics
  • APOL 697: Current Issues in Apologetics
  • APOL 500: Introduction to Apologetics


Dr. David Baggett joined Liberty University School of Divinity in 2014, after teaching for the philosophy department for 8 years. Previously he taught four years at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include philosophy and popular culture, philosophical theology, ethics, philosophy of religion and philosophy of sport. He has published about three dozen articles and reviews and written or edited nine books, with several more currently being produced.



Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality
Oxford University Press, April 2011

C. S. Lewis as Philosopher: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty (co-editor)
InterVarsity Press, April 2008

God and Cosmos: Moral Truth and Human Meaning
Oxford University Press, 2015

Did the Resurrection Happen? (editor)
InterVarsity Press. May 2009


Philosophy and Popular Culture Chapters

Sherlock Holmes as Epistemologist

The Philosophy of Sherlock Holmes
University Press of Kentucky, 2012

Amistad: Human Rights and Human Nature

Steven Spielberg and Philosophy
University of Kentucky Press, 2008

Firefly and Freedom

The Philosophy of Joss Whedon
University Press of Kentucky, 2011

Love of Wisdom

Tennis and Philosophy
University Press of Kentucky, 2010

See more of Dr. Baggett's work in Liberty University's Digital Commons.