JRR Tolkien, Jesus and Lord of the Rings - Holly Ordway & Michael Jahosky

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JRR Tolkien was a devout Catholic and friend of CS Lewis. Justin is joined by Michael Jahosky author of ‘The Good News of the Return of the King: The Gospel in Middle Earth’ and Holly Ordway, author of ‘Tolkien’s Modern Reading: Middle Earth beyond the Middle Ages’. They discuss the Christian themes in Tolkien’s fantasy writing, his friendship with Lewis, and the way their literature portrays the Christian story.

For Holly Ordway: http://www.hollyordway.com/

For Michael Jahosky: https://wipfandstock.com/9781725263161/the-good-news-of-the-return-of-the-king/

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