Enjoy these SAMPLE pages from On the Shoulders of Hobbits- The world of J. R. R. Tolkien is filled with strange creatures, elaborately crafted lore, ancient tongues, and magic that exists only in fantasy; yet the lessons taught by hobbits and wizards speak powerfully and practically to our real lives. Courage, valor, trust, pride, greed, and jealousy--these are not fictional virtues. This is the stuff of real life, the Christian life. Professor and author Louis Markos takes us on the road with Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, with looks at selected classic works of literature as well, to show how great stories bring us so much more than entertainment. They inspire and convict, imparting truth in unforgettable ways. Rediscover the virtue of great storytelling and the power of fantasy to transform our reality.And I learned it not just from his critical essays, but from the great and timeless stories that he fashioned. ... price of post-World War 2 paper, Tolkien bequeathed to the world a new treasure trove of heroic tales and adventures with the power to anbsp;...
|Title||:||On the Shoulders of Hobbits SAMPLER|
|Publisher||:||Moody Publishers - 2012-07-01|