A Hobbit journey discovering the enchantment of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth / Matthew Dickerson

Author(s): Dickerson, Matthew T., 1963-
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Subjects: Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Lord of the rings
Lord of the rings
Epic literature, English--History and criticism
Fantasy fiction, English--History and criticism
Free will and determinism in literature
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Battles in literature
Courage in literature
Ethics in literature
Tolkien, J. R. R Lord of the rings
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Grand Rapids, MI : Brazos Press, 2012
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 260 p.)
Added Titles: Dickerson, Matthew T., 1963- Following Gandalf
Alternate Titles: Print version: Dickerson, Matthew T., 1963- Hobbit journey. (DLC) 2012010627 (OCoLC)775419967 Grand Rapids, MI : Brazos Press, 2012 9781587433009
Additional Authors: EBSCO Publishing (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 9781441248091 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 1441248099 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 9781587433009
ISBN: 1587433001
Rev. ed. of : Following Gandalf, 2003
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: On Hobbits, the treatment of prisoners, and the ethics of war -- Epic battles -- Frodo and the wisdom of the wise -- Military victory or moral victory? -- Human freedom and creativity -- The gift of Ilúvatar and the power of the ring -- Moral responsibility and stewardship -- The seen and the unseen : salvation and social justice -- A shift in tone : free will and the hand of Ilúvatar -- Ilúvatar's theme and the real war
Summary: An expert on "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy shows how a Christian worldview and themes undergird Tolkien's classic works
Description based on print version record
OCLC Number: 849928908
ISBN/ISSN: 9781441248091