Through Tolkien’s Eyes by Josiah Peterson

Book Review

Through Tolkien’s Eyes

An Encouraging Thought: The Christian Worldview in the Writings of J. R. R. Tolkien by Donald T. Williams

reviewed by Josiah Peterson

Another Tolkien book? What more can be said? But when professor, pastor, poet, and apologist Donald T. Williams releases another book, it’s worth taking notice. In An Encouraging Thought: The Christian Worldview in the Writings of J. R. R. Tolkien, Williams manages to find a gap in Inklings literature and make a start at filling it. I say “a start” because there is no way anyone can give a full treatment of the “Christian Worldview in the Writings of J. R. R. Tolkien” in 154 pages.

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Josiah Peterson is a debate coach and adjunct instructor of rhetoric at The King's College in New York.

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