Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Middle-Earth and the Power of Providence

Among the many themes woven into the narrative of The Lord of the Rings and all the other tales of Middle-Earth, one that is especially prominent is that of the characters finding themselves in situations far greater than they could ever have expected. Their initial goal in setting out on their adventure is to make… Continue reading Middle-Earth and the Power of Providence

Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Middle-Earth and Light Amidst Darkness

            One of the major themes in all the stories of Middle-Earth is the constant battle between light and darkness, good and evil. This war manifests itself from the very beginning, when Melkor the Ainu deviates from the music of Ilúvatar to play his own themes. From that first initial act of rebellion stems all… Continue reading Middle-Earth and Light Amidst Darkness