‘Niet volkomen waar, niet geheel en al op God gericht’: Een theologische waardering van J.R.R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings

Translated title of the contribution: 'Not Wholly True, Not Perfectly Theocentric’: A Theological Evaluation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

L. Westra

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Abstract

Tolkien always presented his work as essentially Christian. In this article, this claim is critically evaluated.
Original languageDutch
Article number4
Pages (from-to)274-290
Number of pages17
JournalKerk en Theologie
Volume65
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jul 2014

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Keywords

  • Tolkien
  • myth
  • Christianity

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‘Niet volkomen waar, niet geheel en al op God gericht’ : Een theologische waardering van J.R.R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings. / Westra, L.

In: Kerk en Theologie, Vol. 65, No. 3, 4, 10.07.2014, p. 274-290.

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