Is The Lord of the Rings an example of Christian allegory? ?
- ✞ 2 ...hunterLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
Tolkien was a Roman Catholic whose mother converted to the faith and raised him in it. His father died when he was 3 and his mother died when he was 12, leaving him an orphan. Yet he remained a devout Catholic throughout his life and it helped shape his literature.
20 ways LOTR is Christian
- Pearl LLv 72 months ago
anything is possible
- 2 months ago
Actually, no. Tolkien managed to separate his religion from his literature, so far as I can tell.