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35.6—Nov/Dec, 2022

The Lion, the Witch & the Warthog

on Enjoying Books Aloud, Alone & at Parties

by Rebecca Sicree

35.4—Jul/Aug, 2022

Tom Bombadil's Dominion

A Good Reason for the Appearance of Tolkien's Obvious Misfit

by C. R. Wiley

34.6—Nov/Dec, 2021

Saving the Theophanies

How to Restore & Transcend the Middle Ages

by Louis Markos

34.6—Nov/Dec, 2021

Fair to Middle Earth

on Refusing a Pinch of Incense to Imperial Progressivism

by R. V. Young

34.6—Nov/Dec, 2021

The Morgul Blade

on Experiencing Grief at Christmastime

by Keith Lowery

34.5—Sept/Oct, 2021

Reading Beowulf, Magnifying Christ

What Tolkien Taught Me About the Gospels

by Gavin T. Richardson

32.2—March/April, 2019

Room for Dining

Why Tolkien's Middle-earth Table Manners Matter Today

by Arthur W. Hunt III

31.6—November/December, 2018

The Seat of Jesus

by Donald T. Williams

30.5—Sept/Oct, 2017

An Encouraging Book

How Tolkien's Lord of the Rings Saved Me

by Donald T. Williams

28.5—Sept/Oct, 2015

The Hobbit Redemption

Christian Heroism & Humility in the Work of J. R. R. Tolkien

by Jennifer Vaughan

26.6—Nov/Dec, 2013

The World of the Rings

on Why Peter Jackson Was Unable to Film Tolkien's Moral Tale

by Donald T. Williams

24.4—July/August, 2011

Godly Hobbits

on the Pentecostalism of Tolkien’s Inspired Heroes

by Lance Nixon

22.8—November/December, 2009

Three For All

Mere Humanity: G. K. Chesterton, C. S. Lewis, and J. R. R. Tolkien On the Human Condition
by Donald T. Williams

by Michael Bauman

15.8—October, 2002

The Subversion of Middle-Earth

Tolkien’s Symphony of Virtue Meets Hollywood

by Garrin W. Dickinson

15.1—January/February, 2002

The Lord & Lady of the Rings

The Hidden Presence of Tolkien's Catholicism in The Lord of the Rings

by Stratford Caldecott

15.1—January/February, 2002

The Distant Mirror of Middle-Earth

The Sacramental Vision of J. R. R. Tolkien

by C. N. Sue Abromaitis

15.1—January/February, 2002

Reading Tolkien

Tolkien: A Celebration
edited by Joseph Pearce

by David Mills

15.1—January/February, 2002

The Heroes of Middle-Earth

J. R. R. Tolkien & the Marks of Christian Heroism

by Leon J. Podles

15.1—January/February, 2002

The Writer of Our Story

Divine Providence in The Lord of the Rings

by David Mills

15.1—January/February, 2002

Rings of Love

J. R. R. Tolkien & the Four Loves

by Dale Nelson

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