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Let Folly Be Our Cloak: Tolkien on Power in Lord of the Rings

While J.R.R. Tolkien did not write moralistic fantasies or allegorical tales, still the force of his worldview emerges in his writing. He wrote the Lord of the Rings over the fifteen year period through World War II and into the … Continue reading

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A Prophecy After it Happened; Or, How Children Shape the Future

While reading The Magician’s Nephew to my son, I blogged a couple of weeks ago about how “What We Believe is What We Become.” I don’t believe it is an absolute rule of human life–all of us change paths from … Continue reading

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