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Tolkien and the Catholic Imagination – Jay Richards

February 15, 2019 No Comments

Why has J.R.R. Tolkien, best known for his fiction, been so instrumental in drawing so many people to the Catholic Church? Jay Richards, who grew up Presbyterian, discusses the way that Tolkien’s moral imagination captivated him, and how The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit conveyed to him not just a good story, but a vision of truth, beauty and goodness that made him want to know more about Tolkien and the Catholic faith that informed his writing.