Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Christianity in The Lord of the Rings

Listen to the following lecture given by Peter Kreeft that examines J. R. R. Tolkien's Catholic worldview that pervades The Lord of the Rings series of books. I must admit that I will not have the time in the near future to reread the books, but I am ready to watch the movies again!  

A related lecture by Dr. Kreeft discussing the Lord of the Rings can be found here: Fated and Free

Peter Kreeft is a professor of philosphy at Boston College and a popular Catholic speaker. He has also written a book entitled, The Philosophy of Tolkien: The worldview behind The Lord of the Rings.

The fellas over at Called to Communion have also had a few things to say about Tolkien:

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