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Tolkien Experts Talk About His Christian Themes

Tolkien Experts Talk About His Christian Themes | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
In advance of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hitting theaters, Crosswalk.com talks with Dr. Ralph Wood, Dr. Michael Ward and Rick Trumbo about J.R.R. Tolkien's faith and how it comes across in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 14, 2012 12:18 PM

Video exploring thoughts on the metaphors behind Tolkien's writing. The power of the ring and the message of evil and greed are just two themes explored in the book and movie. Cannot wait to go and see it!

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Does 'The Hobbit' unfold a Christian world view? - The Birmingham News - al.com

Does 'The Hobbit' unfold a Christian world view? - The Birmingham News - al.com | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The Birmingham News - al.comDoes 'The Hobbit' unfold a Christian world view?The Birmingham News - al.comBrown sees Tolkien's Christian worldview in his book in his use of Providence, of calling, of Bilbo's mission for something other than himself.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 13, 2012 12:41 PM

Eternal hope in Tolkien's book and movie soon to be released is all part of having a Christian worldview.