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Understanding The Lord of the Rings as a Catholic Book

Joseph Pearce

Joseph Pearce, a prolific writer best known for his outstanding literary biographies, reveals in detail how J.R.R. Tolkien’s famous work, The Lord of the Rings, is at its core a Catholic work. Through linguistic clues and analysis of its characters, he explains the spiritual and theological depth of this masterpiece of English literature. With humor and clarity, Joseph shows the brilliance of Tolkien and offers all Christians a topic with which to engage others in conversation about our great Faith.

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The Catholic parallels within The Lord of the Rings are really fascinating! Lisa Marie - Rawlins, WY
I love The Lord of the Rings and this is a great talk. Porter (age 12) - Arvada, CO