A Mythology of Hope – The Lord of the Rings (part 2)

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An extensive exploration into the deeper meanings of The Lord of the Rings. This second and final part examines the presence and purpose of higher forces in Middle-earth, and the essential role of hope in Tolkien’s mythology.

Part 1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndEWof-8xTY

Sources:
Matthew Dickerson – Following Gandalf: Epic Battles and Moral Victory in The Lord of the Rings: amzn.to/2P3jrFY
Bradley Birzer – J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle-earth: amzn.to/2LolSkq
Peter Kreeft – The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind The Lord of the Rings: amzn.to/2wa5grO

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