The Spiritual World of the Hobbit

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The Spiritual World of the Hobbit

By James Stuart Bell

Bethany House Publishers, Paperback, 9780764210204, 238pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2013

Popular Author Helps Readers Discover the Christian Dimension in Tolkien's "The Hobbit
The huge success of the first of "The Hobbit" movies has added to Tolkien's already enormous popularity. As fans eagerly await part two of the trilogy, they will be excited to find out all they can about the spiritual themes in the story's mythological world. This book explores good versus evil in Tolkien's writings, the spiritual quest of Bilbo Baggins, the guiding hand of God's providence, and much more. The author specializes in taking complex topics in religion and literature and making them accessible to every reader. A great gift for Tolkien book and movie fans.

About the Author
James Stuart Bell, Jr., was director of religious publishing at Doubleday, executive director of Bridge Publishing, and executive editor at Moody Publishing. He has written or consulted for more than a dozen other Christian publishers. At present he is the owner of Whitestone Communications, Inc., a literary development agency. His roles include writer, editor, compiler, packager, publishing consultant, and literary agent. He makes his home in the western suburbs of Chicago and is married with four children.