Posts Tagged ‘Tolkein’

Tolkien: Is he on the path to sainthood?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

J. R.R. Tolkien, in this writer’s opinion, has one of the best innate grasps of evangelizing through beauty of anyone writing in the 20th century. Why? Because his work is permeated with a Catholic understanding of beauty. Read more

Tolkien and Lewis hated ‘Snow White’; Chesterton wouldn’t have

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

A recent post at Atlas Obscura has drawn attention to the fact that C.S. Lewis and his friend J.R.R. Tolkien both saw, and both disliked, Walt Disney’s masterpiece Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. To anyone familiar with Tolkien and Lewis’s sensibilities, that’s hardly surprising. Indeed, it would be impossible to imagine Tolkien — who Read more