J.R.R. Tolkien’s tales of Middle-earth remain as beloved as ever. Yet, as our superficial culture rushes to absorb and adapt his work, it continually fails to understand the themes that make his work meaningful.
Much of Stephen King’s work may wear the skin of Bram Stoker or Arthur Machen, but the skeleton and muscles come from Middle Earth.
‘Harry Potter’ and ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ actor Robert Hardy was a timeless performer who studied under J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
Today, 86 years after his death, we’re reminded that joviality and wisdom can do more to woo a culture than any austere dogma ever could.
The whole idiom of rock would have been different if not for the influx of fantasy themes and imagery made possible by J.R.R. Tolkien’s seminal publishing event.
Netflix’s new hit series ‘Stranger Things’ creates a dark and dangerous world but imbues it with wonder. No wonder the heroes are children.
Chris Christie’s vacuous speech on Tuesday night at the RNC proved he is in thrall to Donald Trump. He has become a Ring-wraith, a slave to one master.
The new ‘Ghostbusters’ is not just a reboot, because it’s no longer enough to have one film or even a franchise. You have to have a whole darned ‘universe.’
The Inklings, a group of writers that included C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, thought pagan myths grasped at greater truths fully revealed in Christ.
‘The Hobbit Party’ calls us to stop and think where we might otherwise have been inclined just to be carried along by the adventure.
Here’s what we can learn about J.R.R. Tolkien’s views of man and government from The Hobbit.
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