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On the shoulders of hobbits

Louis Markos

On the shoulders of hobbits

the road to virtue with Tolkien and Lewis

by Louis Markos

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Published by Moody Publishers in Chicago .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Christianity and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLouis Markos
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6039.O32 Z6936 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25376423M
    ISBN 109780802443199
    LC Control Number2012022461


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I am happy to recommend On the Shoulders of Hobbits." Douglas Wilson, author of What I Learned in Narnia "Thoughtful, helpful, insightful, On the Shoulders of Hobbits reminds us just how much is to be gained by standing on the shoulders of Tolkien and Lewis, those Christian literary giants.".

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On the Shoulders of Hobbits is a joy to read. I enjoyed reading about some of my favorite scenes in The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and the Chronicles of Narnia. It is helpful to see how these books can teach others about cultivating moral virtue.

This book is recommended for those who are interested in these matters. On the Shoulders of Hobbits (Book Blurbs) Louis Markos is an excellent writer (perhaps an even better speaker if you get the chance to hear him) and has fantastic insight into both Tolkien and Lewis. The structure of the book is easy to follow and is centered around the.

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The world of J. Tolkien is filled with strange creatures, elaborately crafted lore, ancient tongues, and magic that exists only in fantasy; yet the lessons taught by hobbits and wizards speak powerfully and practically to our real lives. Courage, valor, trust, pride, greed, and jealousy—.

I’ve been following Markos’ work for years, including two excellent books on Lewis. He’s become one of my favorite non-Catholic Inkling experts and his newest book, On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis (Moody Publishers, paperback, ), continues that trend.

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T his book has got to be one of the greatest books I have ever read. While the Lord of the Rings was targeted at a much older audience, I think that The Hobbit appeals more to younger people.

Chapters 2 through 10 depict Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves traveling out of the hobbit-lands toward the Lonely Mountain far to the east.

As the landscape becomes less hospitable and the group faces hunger, bad weather, and attacks from hostile creatures, Bilbo often thinks fondly of home and questions his decision to come on this journey.

The world of J. Tolkien is filled with strange creatures, elaborately crafted lore, ancient tongues, and magic that exists only in fantasy; yet the lessons taught by hobbits and wizards speak powerfully and practically to our real lives. Courage, valor, trust, pride, greed, and jealousy-.

Listen to John J. Miller interview Louis Markos, author of On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis. The 19th-century book that helps us understand the allure — and perils — of social media The next morning, Gorbo escorts the children on a tour of a dark forest where the twisted trees grow.Tolkien's concept of hobbits, in turn, seems to have been inspired by Edward Wyke Smith's children's book The Marvellous Land of Snergs, and by Sinclair Lewis's novel Babbitt.

The Snergs were, in Tolkien's words, "a race of people only slightly taller than the average table but broad in the shoulders and have the strength of ten men."Capital: Michel Delving.