Tree of Tales: Tolkien, Literature, and Theology

Tree of Tales: Tolkien, Literature, and Theology

by Trevor Hart
     
 


This work examines the theological relationship between creation and creativity in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. It does so by bringing together a synthesis of various disciplines and perspectives to the creativity of J.R.R. Tolkien. Hart and Khovacs provide a fresh reading of these important themes in Tolkien, and the result captures the multi-faceted nature of…  See more details below

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This work examines the theological relationship between creation and creativity in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. It does so by bringing together a synthesis of various disciplines and perspectives to the creativity of J.R.R. Tolkien. Hart and Khovacs provide a fresh reading of these important themes in Tolkien, and the result captures the multi-faceted nature of Tolkien's own vivid theology and literary imagination.

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A fresh and provocative literary and theological analysis of Tolkien's oeuvre

- Christopher W. Mitchell, Wade Center, Wheaton College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932792645
Publisher:
Baylor University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
0.34(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Meet the Author


Trevor Hart (Ph D University of Aberdeen) is Professor of Divinity and former Dean of the Faculty of Divinity, now the director of the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts, St. Andrews. Ivan Khovacs is Lecturer at the Institute of Theology, Imagination and the Arts, St. Andrews.

Ivan Khovacs is Lecturer at the Institute of Theology, Imagination and the Arts, St. Andrews.

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