The Spiritual World of the Hobbit (Paperback)

By James Stuart Bell

Bethany House Publishers, 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 is a Christian publishing veteran and the owner of Whitestone Communications, a literary development agency. He is the editor of many story collections, including the Cup of Comfort series, the compiler of "From the Library of Charles Spurgeon" and "From the Library of C. S. Lewis," and the coauthor or author of several books, including "Inside the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" and "The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World of Narnia." He and his family live in West Chicago, Illinois.