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Christian World of the Hobbit

(Paperback - 2012)
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Overview

In his beloved story "The Hobbit, " J.R.R. Tolkien takes readers into a world unlike any other, yet so much seems familiar. As Bilbo journeys there and back again, glimpses of the spiritual are seen. Previous guides to Tolkien s fiction have often made one of two wrong turnings: either they have entirely overlooked the Christian elements or they have claimed to find Christian elements everywhere, going far beyond the fundamental aspects that have been absorbed into the story. The Christian World of The Hobbit does what no book has done: it brings Tolkien fans new delight by introducing a side of Tolkien that is rarely explored but vitally important to his writings especially The Hobbit. Written by internationally regarded Tolkien scholar, Devin Brown, this approachable, witty, and highly entertaining book offers up fresh perspectives to fans of The Hobbit, both the book and the film adaptation.

Details

  • SKU: 9781426749490
  • SKU10: 142674949X
  • Title: Christian World of the Hobbit
  • Qty Remaining Online: 16
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Date Published: Oct 2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 0.55
  • Dimensions: 8.40" L x 5.50" W x 0.70" H
  • Features: Price on Product
  • Awards: 2013 Christian Retailing's Best (Winner - Church & Culture)
  • Category: CHRISTIAN WRITINGS
  • Subject: Christianity - Literature & the Arts

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