Heroism and Moral Victory – The Lord of the Rings (part 1)

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An extensive exploration into the deeper meanings of The Lord of the Rings. This first part examines Tolkien’s sanctification of pagan virtues, and the role of heroism and moral victory in Middle-earth.

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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