Search Results: Tolkien

C.S. Lewis: A Life – Q&A with Alister McGrath

July 15, 2013

Alister McGrath’s new biography of C. S. Lewis with Tyndale House has been published recently and is titled: C. S. Lewis – A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet. Here are two commendations for the book: Alister McGrath sheds new light on the life of the incomparable C. S. Lewis. This is an important book. Eric…

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Revelation according to the Vikings

February 22, 2013

By Matthew Claridge– In the back of  J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun there is an appendix that contains a poem entitled, The Prophecy of the Sibyl. I am still a little confused whether this poem is Tolkien’s own creation or a translation of some other Nordic poem. Christopher Tolkein’s introduction to the…

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The Ideal Home (Michael A.G. Haykin)

June 28, 2013

Of modern 20th-century novelists, J.R.R. Tolkien is, in my opinion, undoubtedly the best. And I agree wholeheartedly with those surveys done in the UK at the turn of this century that placed him way out in front of modernist novelists. Now, in The Hobbit, there is a great description of the elf-lord Elrond’s house in…

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A Long List of Books for 2012 – Part 1

January 2, 2012

By Matthew Barrett – One of my favorite things about the New Year is looking ahead to all the books that were just released or will be released. Here are some of the books I am looking forward to reading in the New Year. I anticipate that many of these books will be fine reads,…

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