Posts Tagged ‘J.R.R. Tolkien’

Dark new Tolkien tale could hint at Christian themes Comments 0

Friday, August 21st, 2015

A previously unpublished work by J.R.R. Tolkien to be released next week retells a dark epic Finnish poem, but will likely hint at the author’s Christianity. “The Story of Kullervo” is Tolkien’s retelling of “The Kalevala”, a 19th century Finnish epic about an orphan who avenges the massacre of his family and accidentally seduces his Read more

Atheist to Catholic, by way of truth and beauty Comments 0

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Dr. Holly Ordway is Professor of English and Director of the MA in Cultural Apologetics at Houston Baptist University. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her academic work focuses on imagination in apologetics, with special attention to the writings of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams; she Read more