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The Hobbit…It’s a Christian Story

Ever since I was 13 I have been one of those Tolkien nerds. I’ve read most of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth works and several of his essays and poems outside of that world. I worked heavily once on a paper in college using Tolkien’s translation of “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”, I’ve studied the friendship between he and C.S. Lewis, and I’ve appreciated… Read more →

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Mythopoeia – A Poem to C.S. Lewis by J.R.R. Tolkien

Mythopoeia – J.R.R. Tolkien To one [C.S. Lewis] who said that myths were lies and therefore worthless, even though ‘breathed through silver’. Philomythus to Misomythus You look at trees and label them just so, (for trees are ‘trees’, and growing is ‘to grow’); you walk the earth and tread with solemn pace one of the many minor globes of Space:… Read more →