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5 Reasons Why a “Faithful Film Adaptation” of The Hobbit Would Stink

[This post contains spoilers. Consider yourself warned.] I love J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. I read it for the first time when I was six years old and have returned to it many times over the years. I still have a … Continue reading

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Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”

In case you didn’t know, this week is Tolkien Week around the world. Each year fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s writings observe the birthday of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins on September 22. In 2012, an added incentive to celebrate is … Continue reading

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Introducing Corey Olsen, “The Tolkien Professor”

J.R.R. Tolkien was undoubtedly one of the greatest Christian authors and exponents of the Western tradition in the 20th century. When newspapers and book publishers conducted polls around the year 2000 asking readers to identify the greatest novel of the … Continue reading

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