Hobbit Lessons

I mentioned here a delightful new book by Inklings scholar Devin Brown. Devin is the author of The Christian World of The Hobbit. That longer study is a direct explication of the Christian themes and context for Tolkien’s work. Now he has produced a shorter, more accessible work for a wider audience. Hobbit Lessons: A [Read More...]

On the Scouring of the Shire


Now at the end of re-reading The Lord of the Rings, it occurs to me that I should have blogged my way through. There were so many details seen now and seen in more clarity where Tolkien’s Catholic imagination shines through. I’m going to back again to glean from the chapter in The Return of the King [Read More...]