Daily Archives: August 28, 2012

Machinery as Evil

This is how Tolkien views machinery in his Middle-Earth. Horne elaborates: The basics of Tolkien’s love for trees and nature over his dislike for machinery were set early in his life. Later, the reader finds virtually all mention of “machinery” … Continue reading


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Tolkien and Faith

In Horne’s biography of Tolkien he observed that what truly motivated Tolkien’s writings were not only the literary influences in his life, but the Christian faith, which “…helped him deal with the crises and losses in his life made it … Continue reading

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