The Christian World of The Hobbit - eBook  -     By: Devin Brown
Buy Item $8.82 Retail: $14.99 Save 41% ($6.17) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Christian World of The Hobbit - eBook

Abingdon Press / 2012 / ePub

$8.82 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.99
|
Save 41% ($6.17)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW33045EB

Current Promotions
Browse
Refine by
Advanced Search Links
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:


CBDReader App for Android

  1. 1

    Using your Android device, you can download the CBDReader App directly from the Android Market. First, click on the 'Apps' icon from your main screen.

  2. 2

    On the app screen, click 'Market' or 'Play Store'.

  3. 3

    Click the spy glass icon and search 'CBDReader'.

  4. 4

    Click 'Free'.

  5. 5

    Click 'Install'.

  6. 6

    Click 'Accept and download' to affirm the terms and conditions.

  7. 7

    Click 'Open' to open the reader.

  8. 8

    Log in with your CBD account and all the eBooks you've purchased on the Christianbook.com website will be automatically added to your device.



  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $8.82 Retail: $14.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $11.99 Retail: $14.99 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

Brave Bilbo Baggins, wise Gandalf, deceitful Gollum, the sly dragon Smaug... Tolkien's intriguing characters leap off the pages of The Hobbit. But in what ways was his narrative influenced by his Christian beliefs? In this fascinating guide, Brown uncovers key elements to help you understand how Tolkien's nuanced faith is "absorbed into the story."

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781426759864
ISBN-13: 9781426759864
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

In his beloved story, The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien takes readers into a world unlike any other, yet so much seems familiar. As Bilbo journeys there and back again, glimpses of the spiritual are seen. Previous guides to Tolkien’s fiction have often made one of two wrong turnings: either they have entirely overlooked the Christian elements or they have claimed to find “Christian” elements everywhere, going far beyond the fundamental aspects that have been absorbed into the story.

The Christian World of The Hobbit does what no book has done: it brings Tolkien fans new delight by introducing a side of Tolkien that is rarely explored but vitally important to his writings—especially to The Hobbit. Written by internationally regarded Tolkien scholar, Devin Brown, this approachable, witty, and highly entertaining.

Click here to download the FREE Study Guide.

Author Bio

Devin Brown is a Lilly Scholar and a Professor of English at Asbury University where he teaches a class on Lewis and Tolkien. He is the author of The Christian World of the Hobbit and Hobbit Lessons, both published by Abingdon Press. He has spoken at Lewis and Tolkien conferences in the UK and the U.S. Devin has published numerous essays on Lewis and Tolkien, including those written for CSLewis.com, ChristianityToday.com, SamaritansPurse.org, and BeliefNet.com. Devin earned a PhD at the University of South Carolina and currently lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Product Reviews

Product Q&A



Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back - eBookeBOOK
    Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back - eBook
    Todd Burpo, Lynn Vincent
    Thomas Nelson / 2010 / ePub
    $9.02 Retail: $10.99 Save 18% ($1.97)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1058 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW13581EB
  2. Andrew Murray On Prayer - eBookeBOOK
    Andrew Murray On Prayer - eBook
    Andrew Murray
    Whitaker House / 1998 / ePub
    $9.99 Retail: $18.99 Save 47% ($9.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW23775EB
  3. How Can I Believe When I Have So Many Doubts? - eBookeBOOK
    How Can I Believe When I Have So Many Doubts? - eBook
    Michael A. Babcock
    Harvest House Publishers / 2011 / ePub
    $8.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 31% ($4.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW15498EB
  4. Living By the Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible - eBookeBOOK
    Living By the Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible - eBook
    Howard G. Hendricks, William D. Hendricks
    Moody Publishing / 2007 / ePub
    $8.39 Retail: $14.24 Save 41% ($5.85)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 30 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW10403EB

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search