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On the shoulders of hobbits : the road to virtue with Tolkien and Lewis

Author: Louis Markos
Publisher: Chicago : Moody Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the classic virtues both good and bad through the stories of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, and explains that real life truth and goodness are communicated powerfully through fantasy fiction.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; Clive S Lewis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Markos
ISBN: 9780802443199 0802443192
OCLC Number: 775416585
Description: 234 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The lure of the road --
Responding to the call --
Dangers on the road --
The end of the road --
The courage to endure --
Temperance and tobacco --
The wisdom that discerns --
The justice of the king --
Rehabilitating friendship --
The eyes of faith --
Hope and the happy ending --
The love that pities and forgives --
Forbidden fruit --
Perversion and corruption --
Blinded by the light --
Egyptian alliances.
Responsibility: Louis Markos.

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Introduces the classic virtues both good and bad through the stories of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, and explains that real life truth and goodness are communicated powerfully through fantasy fiction.

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