Tagged: J.R.R. Tolkien

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Thoughts on Unfinished Tales

When most people think about J.R.R. Tolkien, they think of the Hobbit and the Lord of Rings. While those are his most popular books, there are others, even others set in the same Middle-earth....

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Beren and Luthien – Review

It is amazing that so many decades after J.R.R. Tolkien’s death that he still has “new” books being released. Thankfully, his son Christopher Tolkien has gone through manuscripts and has released material. Christopher expects...

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How C.S. Lewis Encouraged J.R.R. Tolkien

Two of my favourite authors are C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Not only were they friends, Tolkien was instrumental in Lewis becoming a Christian. What not as many people know is that Lewis helped...

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Lewis, Tolkien, and the Shadow of War

Both J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis served in the First World War. Chris Gehrz has written on this: Tolkien, older than his future friend by nearly seven years, entered military service first, arriving in France...

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Did Tolkien Waste His Life?

How seriously should we take J.R.R. Tolkien? After all, he basically spent his time writing fairy tales (even if they were amazing epic fairy tales). Was that a waste of his genius? Jon Bloom...

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A Tale of Two Tolkiens

The hero in Simon Tolkien’s new novel bears some resemblance to the author’s grandfather, J.R.R. Tolkien. Both were orphaned, won scholarships to the University of Oxford, fell in love before leaving Britain to fight...

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Tolkien’s Lost “Noel”

I found this on the Footnotes blog by Jason G. Duesing. You can find the original post here. You can find other posts by Jason on Tolkien here. Grim was the world and grey...

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Lewis and Tolkien: An Epic Friendship

There were many things that C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien had in common, including a love of literature, brilliant minds, gifted writing and Christian faith. One of the other things that they had in...

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Ainulindalë (J.R.R Tolkien Short Animation)

One of my favourite creation stories is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ainulindalë as found in the Silmarillion. Willow Productions has created a nice animated version of the story. It is something all Tolkien fans will want to...

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C.S. Lewis and Friends

My two favourite authors, without a question, are C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. They are both very different and yet their writings move me in a way that no others do. Lewis and Tolkien...

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Christopher Tolkien on the Silmarillion

One of my favourite books by J.R.R. Tolkien is the Silmarillion. I still remember picking up a copy of it in a used bookstore in Ottawa and just devouring it. In this interesting video,...

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The Hobbit – The Animated Movie

Many years ago, I was flipping through the channels and came across a strange animated movie. I was about to pass it on by but something made me give it a chance. I was...

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Game of Thrones vs Lord of the Rings

Although Game of Thrones follows the genre pioneered by Tolkien in the Lord of the Rings, there are some essential differences. Jerry Bowyer and Jack Lewis Bowyer reflect on the philosophical differences between Game...

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Top 10 Facts About JRR Tolkien

Almost everyone has heard about J.R.R. Tolkien, but how much do you know about him? William Hartston shares ten things about Tolkien that you may or may not have known about. You can find...

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Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

I am a huge fan of J.R.R. Tolkien. If I saw a cookbook with his name on it, I would buy it. When I saw the Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun, there was no...

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Tales From the Perilous Realm

I still remember when my mother gave me Lord of the Rings for Christmas when I was in my late teens. I thought it looked kind of silly but decided to give it a...

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