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The Christian world of The hobbit

Author: Devin Brown
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by internationally regarded Tolkien scholar, Devin Brown, this approachable, witty, and highly entertaining book offers up fresh perspectives to fans of The Hobbit, both the book and the film adaptation, especially the often overlooked Christian elements of the story.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Devin Brown
ISBN: 9781426749490 142674949X
OCLC Number: 812675192
Awards: Winner of Christian Retailing's Best (Church & Culture) 2013
Description: 193 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: An "essentially" Christian story --
"Luck of an unusual kind" : providence in The hobbit --
"Very good for you" : purpose in The hobbit --
"I don't think I ought to" : the moral landscape in The hobbit --
Response and legacy.
Responsibility: Devin Brown.

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Written by internationally regarded Tolkien scholar, Devin Brown, this approachable, witty, and highly entertaining book offers up fresh perspectives to fans of The Hobbit, both the book and the film adaptation, especially the often overlooked Christian elements of the story.

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