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The Resource The ring and the cross : Christianity and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Paul E. Kerry

The ring and the cross : Christianity and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Paul E. Kerry

Label
The ring and the cross : Christianity and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien
Title
The ring and the cross
Title remainder
Christianity and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul E. Kerry
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the publisher. The conversation, sometimes heated, about the influence of Christianity on the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien has a long history. What has been lacking is a forum for a civilized discussion about the topic, as well as a chronological overview of the major arguments and themes that have engaged scholars about the impact of Christianity on Tolkien's oeuvre, with particular reference to The Lord of the Rings. The Ring and the Cross addresses these two needs through an articulate and authoritative analyses of Tolkien's Roman Catholicism and the role it plays in understanding his writings. The volume's contributors deftly explain the kinds of interpretations put forward and evidence marshaled when arguing for or against religious influence. The Ring and the Cross invites readers to draw their own conclusions about a subject that has fascinated Tolkien enthusiasts since the publication of his masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6039.O32
LC item number
Z8136 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kerry, Paul E
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Christianity and literature
  • Christianity in literature
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
  • Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
  • Tolkien, John R
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Christianity and literature
  • Christianity in literature
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Religion
  • Great Britain
  • Phantastische Literatur
  • Motiv
  • Christentum
  • Kristendom och litteratur
  • Kristendom i litteraturen
  • Engelsk fantastisk litteratur
Label
The ring and the cross : Christianity and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Paul E. Kerry
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Entwives : investigating the spiritual core of The lord of the rings
  • Stephen Morillo
  • "Like heathen kings" : a religion as palimpsest in Tolkien's fiction
  • John R. Holmes
  • Confronting the world's weirdness : J.R.R. Tolkien's The children of Hùrin
  • Ralph C. Wood
  • Eru erased : the minimalist cosmology of The lord of the rings
  • Catherine Madsen
  • The ring and the cross : how J.R.R. Tolkien became a Christian writer
  • Chris Mooney
  • Introduction : a historiography of Christian approaches to Tolkien's The lord of the rings
  • Redeeming sub-creation
  • Carson L. Holloway
  • Catholic scholar, Catholic sub-creator
  • Jason Boffetti
  • "An age comes on" : J.R.R. Tolkien and the English Catholic sense of history
  • Michael Tomko
  • The lord of the rings and the Catholic understanding of community
  • Joseph Pearce
  • Tracking Catholic influence in The lord of the rings
  • Paul E. Kerry
  • Paul E. Kerry
  • Saintly and distant mothers
  • Marjorie Burns
  • The "last battle" as a Johannine Ragnarök : Tolkien and the universal
  • Bradley J. Birzer
  • The pagan Tolkien
  • Ronald Hutton
  • The Christian Tolkien : a response to Ronald Hutton
  • Nils Ivar Agøy
  • Can we still have a pagan Tolkien? : a reply to Nils Ivar Agøy
  • Ronald Hutton
Control code
750192924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611470659
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613233899
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 323389
  • bcc764a4-8299-4f42-b28c-ef04797fcf51
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)750192924
Label
The ring and the cross : Christianity and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Paul E. Kerry
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Entwives : investigating the spiritual core of The lord of the rings
  • Stephen Morillo
  • "Like heathen kings" : a religion as palimpsest in Tolkien's fiction
  • John R. Holmes
  • Confronting the world's weirdness : J.R.R. Tolkien's The children of Hùrin
  • Ralph C. Wood
  • Eru erased : the minimalist cosmology of The lord of the rings
  • Catherine Madsen
  • The ring and the cross : how J.R.R. Tolkien became a Christian writer
  • Chris Mooney
  • Introduction : a historiography of Christian approaches to Tolkien's The lord of the rings
  • Redeeming sub-creation
  • Carson L. Holloway
  • Catholic scholar, Catholic sub-creator
  • Jason Boffetti
  • "An age comes on" : J.R.R. Tolkien and the English Catholic sense of history
  • Michael Tomko
  • The lord of the rings and the Catholic understanding of community
  • Joseph Pearce
  • Tracking Catholic influence in The lord of the rings
  • Paul E. Kerry
  • Paul E. Kerry
  • Saintly and distant mothers
  • Marjorie Burns
  • The "last battle" as a Johannine Ragnarök : Tolkien and the universal
  • Bradley J. Birzer
  • The pagan Tolkien
  • Ronald Hutton
  • The Christian Tolkien : a response to Ronald Hutton
  • Nils Ivar Agøy
  • Can we still have a pagan Tolkien? : a reply to Nils Ivar Agøy
  • Ronald Hutton
Control code
750192924
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611470659
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613233899
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 323389
  • bcc764a4-8299-4f42-b28c-ef04797fcf51
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)750192924

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