Editor’s Note: This conversation includes plot spoilers from the film Tolkien.
The new film biopic Tolkien covers the early years of the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. This podcast is a conversation about J.R.R. Tolkien’s early life, his Christian faith, themes in his work, his love of languages, and why his work has such staying power more than seventy-five years after first being published.
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