The Fellowship of the Fisherman’s Ring

Fr. Dwight has fun with some extreme inside baseball stuff for people who know and care about Vatican curial politics.  Most of this goes over my head.  But I’m a sucker for a Tolkien ref.

A good piece on the Inklings in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Tolkien and Welsh
Joseph Pearce and Kevin O'Brien on Tolkien, Myth, and Mortality
The Beatles Wanted to Film "The Lord of the Rings" Starring Themselves