Tolkien Time Travel – Encounter Silmarillion Wonder

August 2018 Bundle Tolkien Time Travel Encounter Silmarillion Wonder   by John Pletcher Ever dreamed of being able to time travel? Perhaps you think such a phenomenon is impossible. I have good news! J.R.R. Tolkien would love to help fulfill your dream. Amidst readers’ fantastic enthusiasm for Tolkien’s writing, there is an oh-so-sad tragedy. And…

Wandering in Wonder

July 2018 Bundle Wandering in Wonder Present-earth Enjoyment from Middle-earth Beauty by Dan Cruver People love Tolkien because his writing elicits wonder. We love Middle-earth, in large part, because we long to enjoy its wonders in our daily Present-earth experience. Consider Peter Kreeft’s perspective on the wonder-eliciting power of Tolkien’sThe Silmarillion: “The Silmarillion is a…

“The Hobbit” at Eighty

June 2018 BUndle “The Hobbit” at Eighty by Joseph Pearce Originally published September 2017 “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” When Tolkien wrote these words, which would become one of the most famous and most memorable opening sentences in all of literature, he could not have known what literary power would…