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Jan 4 2013, 11:18pm

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For JRRT the events of ME were prior to

any hint of the Christian story. ME societies were essentially pagan (his use of pre-Christian Anglo - Saxon, Norse, Finnish culture etc. etc ) However, he included the elements in his sub-creation for the later story to come about. Read Thomas Shippeys "The Road To Middle Earth" and many of the details will come into place.

Other books that discuss the theme...

The Gospel According to Tolkien - Ralph C Wood
Tolkien in Perspective - Greg Wright

There are many others...

(This post was edited by Eruonen on Jan 4 2013, 11:20pm)

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Post edited by Eruonen (Valinor) on Jan 4 2013, 11:20pm

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