Randel Helms

Randel McCraw Helms is an American professor of English literature, a writer on J. R. R. Tolkien and a critical writer on the Bible. Helms studied at the University of California, Riverside, B.A. 1964, University of Washington, Ph.D. 1968, then taught from 1968 at the University of California as assistant professor of English before becoming professor at the Department of English, Arizona State University. Helms has written a series of books using Higher Criticism to analyze the Bible.