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.
THIS ARTICLE ONLY AVAILABLE TO SUBSCRIBERS.
FOR QUICK ACCESS:
Josiah Peterson is a debate coach and adjunct instructor of rhetoric at The King's College in New York.
calling all readers
"There are magazines worth reading but few worth saving . . . Touchstone is just such a magazine."
—Alice von Hildebrand
"Here we do not concede one square millimeter of territory to falsehood, folly, contemporary sentimentality, or fashion. We speak the truth, and let God be our judge. . . . Touchstone is the one committedly Christian conservative journal."
—Anthony Esolen, Touchstone senior editor
• Not a subscriber or wish to renew your subscription? Subscribe to Touchstone today for full online access. Over 30 years of publishing!
Transactions will be processed on a secure server.
Order Touchstone subscriptions in bulk and save $10 per sub! Each subscription includes 6 issues of Touchstone plus full online access to touchstonemag.com—including archives, videos, and pdf downloads of recent issues for only $29.95 each! Great for churches or study groups.
OR get a subscription to Touchstone to read on your Kindle for only $1.99 per month! (This option is KINDLE ONLY and does not include either print or online.)
Your subscription goes a long way to ensure that Touchstone is able to continue its mission of publishing quality Christian articles and commentary.
more from the online archives