Deconstructing Bilbo Baggins

Review of The Christian World of the Hobbit by Devin Brown By COYLE NEAL Based on my limited experience, there seem to be two kinds of Tolkien scholars. The first sort are those who truly love and delight in his works and want to know more—they want to plumb the depths of Middle Earth and relish the world he has created. The second sort are those who disdain his writings, and want to kill the joy of others in reading his books. They exist seemingly solely to remind us that we’re reading f … [Read more...]