Walking with Frodo
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Tolkien's epic tale The Lord of the Rings has long captivated readers with its allegorical parallels to biblical themes. And now, Sarah Arthur takes a fresh look at these biblical themes in the Tolkien's classic trilogy with her devotional book Walking with Frodo. The 18 devotions note the certain vices and virtues displayed by characters in The Lord of the Rings, such as deception vs. honesty, or light vs. darkness, or even good vs. evil, and brings to light what the Bible has to say about such themes. Walking with Frodo is a must-have for longtime and newcomers to the series.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 220
Vendor: Thirsty
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.0 X 5.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0842385541
ISBN-13: 9780842385541

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Tolkien's Lord of the Rings epic tale has long captivated readers with its parallels to biblical truth. And now, Walking with Frodo looks at the biblical themes found in the classic Lord of the Rings trilogy. The 18 devotions pair vices and virtues (deception vs. honesty, light vs. darkness, good vs. evil) displayed by characters in The Lord of the Rings and bring to light what the Bible has to say. A must-have for longtime and new series fans.

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  1. Tamara Moore
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    December 14, 2007
    Tamara Moore
    This book is well-written and something that my 15 yr old son will read, and is reading right now! Its difficult to find a book for a teenager that will keep him interested, but this one does the job! Very Cool!
  2. Teresa Landry
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 13, 2007
    Teresa Landry
    A great way to relate a great story to how Christ would have us think. Choices between good and evil and how we plan to carry them out is fundamental in this study.
  3. mike scibetta
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    January 19, 2006
    mike scibetta
    Great way to look at your everyday life. while following Jesus, Knowing the truth will truly set you free. I have found complete victory and freedom as did Frodo, and Middle earth when the ring was destroyed. A must have for a chrsitan LOTR fan.
  4. Jessica
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    May 24, 2004
    This book is wonderful. A real christian journey through Lord of the Rings. I love the way that Sarah Arthur writes like you are sitting next to her and talking with her. This is truly a book worth reading!
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Author/Artist Review

Author: Sarah Arthur
Located in: Petoskey, Michigan
Submitted: December 09, 2003

    Tell us a little about yourself.  I'm a 1995 graduate of Wheaton College, IL with a major in Literature as well as Intercultural Christian Education. I served for 7 years as the full-time youth director of Petoskey United Methodist Church, during which I began writing curriculum for the United Methodist Publishing House (still do). In 2002 I "retired" from youth ministry in order to write, and within 6 months landed my first book contract with Tyndale House (for "Walking with Frodo"). In my spare time (!) I also write fiction, poetry, and illustrate my own stories for children. I'm married to my very best friend Tom, who lovingly created my website, www.saraharthur.com

    What was your motivation behind this project?  I was most motivated by my twin passions of youth ministry and literature. I get jazzed about finding teachable moments in pop culture that can be used to drive home spiritual truths for teens, but especially when there is a link to great literature of timeless value. Writing reflections for teens on the teachable moments in "The Lord of the Rings" has been one of the greatest joys of my life.

    What do you hope folks will gain from this project?  For the teens and young adults who read it, I hope they gain a least a surface understanding of how Tolkien's faith profoundly influenced some of the major themes in "The Lord of the Rings," but more specifically how those themes apply to the choices we make every day. I also hope to provide a resource for youth workers, teachers, and home schooling parents for discussing these issues with young people. I very strongly feel that developing a healthy imagination in teens is crucial to their spiritual growth. Fiction - and fantasy in particular - can open doors to the gospel that are otherwise shut. For more of my thoughts on the relationship between imagination and faith in teens, visit my articles posted on www.saraharthur.com (under "Writing").

    Who are your influences, sources of inspiration or favorite authors / artists?  I'm a huge fan of the Inklings (an Oxford writing group from the 1940s which included J.R.R. Tolkien, author of "The Lord of the Rings"; C.S. Lewis; Charles Williams; etc.) and the British authors who inspired them (George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, etc.). I love literary fiction as well as literary nonfiction, but have found very few Christian authors who can pull it off. Exceptions include Madeleine L'Engle, Anne Lamott, Frederich Buechner, Calvin Miller, Annie Dillard, Elizabeth Goudge, and Luci Shaw.

    Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know:  "Walking with Frodo" is geared for teen readers who are immersed in the pop culture phenomenon of "The Lord of the Rings." Thus it takes the spiritual themes in LOTR to a very practical level: what does this have to do with real life, faith, Scripture, and the choices I make every day? For the uninitiated, Tolkien was a Christian. In fact, he was instrumental in the conversion of C.S. Lewis from atheism to Christianity (they were friends and colleagues). Though Tolkien's faith is not overtly expressed in "The Lord of the Rings," his work is profoundly influenced by it.

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