Call for entries – October 2020

Call for entries – October 2020

October’s theme is: Deep with the Balrogs in Khazad-dûm In anticipation of our October content, the essay question is: Imagine you are part of the Company, experiencing those harrowing moments on “The Bridge of Khazad-dûm.” In your own words, briefly describe what you see and how you feel. What most impresses you about the Balrog,…

Splendor in the Darkest Place

Splendor in the Darkest Place

It’s dark. There’s ash and smoke heavy in the air. My eyes are burning. Lifting my head from the hard, rocky ground and squinting, I see them in the distance.  The pivotal battle, the long-awaited conclusion; the destiny of Middle Earth in the literal balance. I see the hobbit, the battle with darkness consuming him,…

Back to School with the Professor

Call for entries – September 2020

September’s theme is: Back to School with the Professor In anticipation of our September content, the essay question is: With the Professor’s academic experience in mind, describe a Tolkien scene from The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings that displays his literary prowess in extra-special ways. Explain the special connections you see. We look forward…

Discover the Splendor of Middle-earth

Discover the Splendor of Middle-earth

Hello friends of the Eucatastrophe fellowship! Our August theme is THE SPLENDOR OF MIDDLE-EARTH. We will enjoy recipes, essay reflections, a resource spotlight, and discussion about the wondrous places and scenes that grab our hearts in Tolkien’s lands. Get ready to appreciate Middle-earth in extra-special ways this month! Feel free to interact and leave comments.…