Tag: J.R.R. Tolkien

365 Things I Believe: Morning

For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning. Psalm 30:5 English writer, poet and university professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion was born on this …

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Is the Hobbit a Christian Story?

But, how could it be? After all there are elves and dwarves and dragons…and (shudder) magic?! But J.R.R. Tolkien was a Christian, and while he would have told you that his faith influenced his work, he did not set out to write an exclusively Christian allegory. While a student at Asbury University (then Asbury College), …

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