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*introduction yet for *Yet for small size much like a hobbit in fact it is a worthwhile book in defending the worth of fantasy literature to a Christian audience Perhaps it is a bit sad that a Book With Such Obvious Themes with such obvious themes grace and divine providence would reuire justification but there are plenty of people who have such a narrow view of what kind of music or literature is acceptable that ven something like Tolkien s work falls short of their FRITZI auf Sylt - ÖLMALEREI - Kunst in Fotobrillant-Druck exacting standards 1 At any rate this delightful little book keeps the sermonizing to a minimum but manages to draw wonderful lessons from thevents and characters of the Hobbit pointing out what should be fairly obvious to anyone who has Read The Lord Of The Rings And the Lord of the Rings and anyone who saw What does Bilbo s awakening from his complacent comfort in the shire by a rowdy group of greedy dwarves have to do with us What is our parallel to the ring he finds and can we relate to his dangerous uest Have you Big Little Man ever wondered what the deal was with theagles that swoop in to periodically save the day They are Manwe s The Man from Beijing eagles couldn t they have just carried the ring to Mordor Well this amazing book will answer these and many other uestions as it walks through major points in the Hobbit and helps discuss Biblical themes It would definitely be helpful to be familiar with the Hobbit but he does a great job givingxtended uotes and walking through the story so you don t need to read the two back to backI listened to the audiob Jim Ware provides fabulous insights and nuggets of wisdom that Christian readers can gain from Tolkien s classic The book Creating Lasting Value examines a new uniue gleaning inach chapter where Ware takes a fresh look at interesting details and critical points in the book through a biblical perspective sharing personal insights and fascina. In the dark It's a journey that changes a simple hobbit named Bilbo and us along the wayIn Finding God in The Hobbit Jim Ware coauthor of the popular Finding God series unlocks the mysteries of Middle arth sharing insightful reflections. ,
Finding God in the HobbitJim WarePublicity Summary With a simple hobbit in a simple hobbit hole Tolkien opened the window on a whole new world that has captured millions of imaginations and changed the face of literature forever But this story of unexpected adventure is far than goblin attacks dragon hoards and riddles in the dark It s a journey that changes a simple hobbit named Bilbo and us along the way Ware coauthor of Finding God in The Lord of the Rings once again unlocks the mysteries of Middle arth with insightful reflections on the scenes and characters of The Hobbit You ll discover the deep connections that link this fantasy world to our Own And Unveil The Mysterious and unveil the mysterious of the Author of the Tale in your own life Just as the very ordinary Bilbo Baggins was caught up in a web of momentous Montana Dreams events beyond his understanding so you also are part of a larger story Travel to Middlearth to discover some ways in which God is still very much at work in our world and has a bigger purpose for you than you can Immerwelt - Der Pakt ever imagineBook Review Injoyed learning of JRR Tolkien s faith and history That his world view was so Modern South Asia engaged in the Word of God is what separates his writing from purely allegory I found myself really thinking about this during the book Mr Tolkien s mind set was so centered on Christ that he never gave a thought to imposing it on his books it just was him Injoyed the over view tour of the Hobbit It brought back memories of my first ncounter with this story
Going back and forth between the book and the man was ngrossing I am very glad that I had theback and forth between the book and the man was ngrossing I am very glad that I had the to spend time with this book It was well worth itI would like to thank Tyndale House Publishers for allowing me to read and review this book in return for a free copy and I was never asked to write a favorable review by anyone This book is fairly slim comi. With a simple hobbit in a simple hobbit hole J R R Tolkien opened the window on a whole new world that has captured the imaginations of millions But The Hobbit now a major motion picture is far than goblin attacks dragon hoards and riddles. Ting facts that pull verything together into practical learning points for the reader and finally tying it all down with relevant scripture This book was a fun read and an interesting one with a very uniue intention as Ware sets out to show his readers not that there is an allegory of the gospel in the Hobbit which Tolkien though a Christian himself adamantly denied but that by light of the Gospel we may see shining biblical truths jump out at us from this well loved and adventuresome tale An And Bid Him Sing enjoyable thought provoking book that I would describe as somewhere between a casual fireside chat with an old friend about the Hobbit and a singularly uniue Christian devotional which seeks to find glimmers of biblical truth within Tolkien s adventures and maybeven some of our own as well Highly recommend I loved this in depth look at the Christian themes found in the Hobbit Tolkien is one of Christian themes found in the Hobbit Tolkien is one of top three favorite authors so I was hanging on Aristotle Detective (Aristotle every wordThe author takes various charactersvents dialogue and plot points from the Hobbit and then uses them to illustrate a Biblical truth He really brought forth some Bones, Clones, and Biomes excellent points that I had never thought of before I loved how the author worked around a principle and showed you all the facets and different sides and then hammered it home simply and concisely I loved the forceful writing styleI wish that there had been literary analysis though It read like a devotional book with personal stories nuggets of wisdom and a thought for the day kind of moral at thend of ach chapter I liked
That But I Wasbut I was for analysis of literary history fairytale story structures classical writing influences Greek philosophy tcIn short I wanted it to be intellectual than it wasBut the devotional style of the book was good too I njoyed reading it so much and I was ven brought to tears a couple of times. On scenes and characters from Tolkien's classic And as you travel through Middle Building the Cold War earth you'll start to discover some ways in which God is still very much at work in our world and how he has a bigger purpose for you than you canver imagin. .