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J. R. R. Tolkien's magnum opus, The Lord of the Rings, has been beloved for generations, selling millions of copies and selling millions more tickets through its award-winning film adaptations. The immense cultural impact of this epic is undeniable, but the deeper meaning of the story often goes unnoticed.

Here, Joseph Pearce, author of Bilbo's Journey uncovers the rich - and distinctly Christian - meaning just beneath the surface of The Lord of the Rings. Make the journey with Frodo as he makes his perilous trek from the Shire to Mordor, while Pearce expertly reveals the deeper, spiritual significance.

Did you know that the events of The Lord of the Rings are deeply intertwined with the Christian calendar? Or what the Ring, with its awesome and terrible power represents? How do the figures of good and evil in the story reflect those forces in our own lives? Find the answers to these questions and much more in Frodo's Journey.

©2015 Joseph Pearce (P)2015 Saint Benedict Press

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  • Emily
  • 10-08-2018

Wonderful book

If you love LOTR...and who doesn't and you love seeing the tapestry of Grace then this book is for you.

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  • Cait Marie
  • 04-10-2020

Excellent Book

I listened to this book with my daughter who has been a Lord of the Rings fan for many years and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. I have not read the books, but I certainly want to now after hearing this book. Thank you Amazon for making it available!

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  • Eric S.
  • 09-12-2017

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Basically its a interpretation of Tolkien' s books to his Roman Catholic real life beliefs.

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