Romans 8:22 “For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.” Who can interpret the groanings of Creation, its pain? Among those who made an attempt might also be counted professor Tolkien. By engaging in languages,in ancient words, he kind of listened in a greater story about the marvelous things […]Read More Middle-earth as a mirror
Many people are waiting for the next movie in Peter Jackson’s film-trilogy “The Hobbit” to come out on the screen. Even more people are probably not waiting . Nevertheless: the second part with the title “The desolation of Smaug” should start the show in mid-December. Didn’t the real apocalyptic Dragon of the Bible – Rev. […]Read More Days of the Dragon ?
In our reality , where people are very present, there are a lot of quarreling. Now there are a lot of discussions about a movie film, “Bilbo” – Peter Jackson’s movie on JRR Tolkien’s story – even before it’s release, soon. Not to mention a lot of other troubles … Did animals suffer and even die […]Read More The Story about Bilbo – where humans are at a mystical distance
For some reason I turned to one of the great book reading experiences of my childhood, the trilogy about “The fellowship of the Ring” by J.R.R. Tolkien. Probably I read it already in the 60’s. Any way it was long before 1973 when I, together with a friend, visited London . We travelled by train through […]Read More Even the best hikers can get Gollum as their personal guide