Is The Lord of the Rings an example of Christian allegory? ?

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  • 2 months ago
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    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.

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  • 2 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.

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