Tolkien Have Mercy

Dănuţ Mănăstireanu drew my attention to the video above. It is striking how its creator felt that this music – Kyrie Eleison – fit well in conjunction with scenes from the Lord of the Rings. What do you make of the juxtaposition? [Read more…]

The Council of Elrond

Lord of the Rings meets philosophy, courtesy of Existential Comics… Click through to see how the story continues… [Read more…]

Wrong Book Again

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All Are Welcome Here

A friend shared these photos of the sign outside his church on Facebook. He was inspired by a sign I shared on this blog!   [Read more…]

Sauron is Going After Christians on Amazon.com

I suppose one could call it the lord’s prayer…but the “lord” in “Lord of the Rings” is usually considered to be a different “lord” than the one in “Lord’s Prayer.” [Read more…]

Geeky T-Shirts Spotted at #GenCon

I spotted someone at GenCon wearing a t-shirt that said: My patronus is a tribble with a sonic screwdriver piloting an X-Wing into Mordor Someone was wearing it, I don’t remember seeing it for sale. But there were a lot of cool ones being sold, and I particularly liked this one, for music geeks: [Read more…]

Happy End of Spring Semester!

From Prof. Gandalf… [Read more…]

Use the Force, Isaiah!

I liked this Biblical parody of the well known meme-image that aims to infuriate nerds. It works just as well. If you are a Biblical scholar, or just someone who knows the Bible well, did it make your head explode? From Cake or Death   [Read more…]

LOTR PSA

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One Does Not Simply Vworp Into Mordor

In response to my last post, a Facebook friend shared this with me: [Read more…]