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J.R.R. Tolkien’s literary works are often the subject of speakers that come to the SPU campus. Seattle Pacific has hosted a number of lectures and discussions about this intriguing man’s life, thoughts, and stories.

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s literary works are often the subject of speakers that come to the SPU campus. Seattle Pacific has hosted a number of lectures and discussions about this intriguing man’s life, thoughts, and stories.

    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien: Scholars and Friends

    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien: Scholars and Friends

    2003/03/11. Chronicles the relationship between Lewis and Tolkien, how Tolkien led Lewis to Christ, and the story of their friendship and discourse. Christopher Mitchell, Director of Wade Center, Wheaton College. C.S. Lewis Institute.

    • 1 hr 24 min
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    Tolkien, Man and Myth (Part 4 of 4)

    Tolkien, Man and Myth (Part 4 of 4)

    2001/11/10. Examines Tolkien as a Christian and father and his views on myth: stories that tell truth with Christian themes at heart. Joseph Pearce, Christian Author and Tolkien scholar.

    • 44 min
    Tolkien, Man and Myth (Part 4 of 4)

    Tolkien, Man and Myth (Part 4 of 4)

    2001/11/10. Examines Tolkien as a Christian and father and his views on myth: stories that tell truth with Christian themes at heart. Joseph Pearce, Christian Author and Tolkien scholar.

    • 44 min
    • video
    Wartime Wisdom: Ten Uncommon Insights from The Lord of the Rings About Evil (Part 3 of 4)

    Wartime Wisdom: Ten Uncommon Insights from The Lord of the Rings About Evil (Part 3 of 4)

    2001/11/10. Offers ten insights offered in Tolkien's writing about the nature of evil, including themes of spiritual warfare that hint at the Christian tradition. Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy, Boston College.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Wartime Wisdom: Ten Uncommon Insights from The Lord of the Rings About Evil (Part 3 of 4)

    Wartime Wisdom: Ten Uncommon Insights from The Lord of the Rings About Evil (Part 3 of 4)

    2001/11/10. Offers ten insights offered in Tolkien's writing about the nature of evil, including themes of spiritual warfare that hint at the Christian tradition. Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy, Boston College.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Wartime Wisdom: Ten Uncommon Insights from The Lord of the Rings About Evil (Part 3 of 4)

    Wartime Wisdom: Ten Uncommon Insights from The Lord of the Rings About Evil (Part 3 of 4)

    2001/11/10. Offers ten insights offered in Tolkien's writing about the nature of evil, including themes of spiritual warfare that hint at the Christian tradition. Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy, Boston College.

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