Episode 10: Rings, Kings, and Halflings

Episode 10 · December 23rd, 2017 · 37 mins 52 secs

About this Episode

In this season of advent, as we prepare to celebrate the birth of the Messiah, it's important to look at what is meant by 'Messiah.' The Judeo-Christian tradition teaches that the Messiah is a priest, a prophet, and a king, but did you know that the Lord of the Rings mythology teaches us about these roles? SPOILERS

Media References:
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
The Silmarillion
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
"The Philosophy of Tolkien" by Peter Kreeft

Ending Satellites ft. Francois Creutzer. “And so sing the black birds.” Hollow and Ghosts, 2013. (Creative Commons license)

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