Exclusive Interview with Eurielle

November 2018 Bundle Exclusive Interview with Eurielle by Dan Cruver You grew up in Yorkshire, are classically trained, and now write and perform music influenced by stories of myth, legend, and fantasy. When did you realize that this is the direction you wanted to go with your music? I always knew; I was fascinated by…

Stop, Enjoy the Wonder

November 2018 Bundle Stop, Enjoy the Wonder by Dan Cruver Do you ever feel like your life is just too busy? Do you have too much going on, so much so that you feel stressed more often than not? If so, Tolkien has some wisdom for you. “Do not spoil the wonder with haste!”—so answered…

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

Wandering in Wonder Present-earth Enjoyment from Middle-earth Beauty 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 Great Book. I deduce this from…

Interview with the Late Dr. Michael N. Stanton, Tolkien Scholar

Interview The Late Dr. Michael N. Stanton, Tolkien Scholar Here’s a little biographical information about Dr. Stanton: EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: He received a B.A. in English from the University of Vermont in 1968 (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1971. His dissertation was on the English poet Robert…