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A Hobbit Devotional: Bilbo Baggins and the Bible - Ed Strauss
A Hobbit Devotional: Bilbo Baggins and the Bible
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If you enjoy J. R. R. Tolkien—even if you’re new to his classic stories—you’ll love A Hobbit Devotional featuring 60 humorous, challenging, and encouraging devotionals. Soon to be a major motion picture, The Hobbit has fascinated readers for more than 70 years. Now, this tale of humble folk who... show more
If you enjoy J. R. R. Tolkien—even if you’re new to his classic stories—you’ll love A Hobbit Devotional featuring 60 humorous, challenging, and encouraging devotionals. Soon to be a major motion picture, The Hobbit has fascinated readers for more than 70 years. Now, this tale of humble folk who overcome fear, discouragement, and despair through steadfastness, courage, and hope forms the basis of a brand-new devotional book. Each reading sketches a scene from The Hobbit, relates it to a contemporary life situation you might experience yourself, and brings in the teaching of a relevant Bible story or verse.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781616267438 (1616267437)
ASIN: 1616267437
Publisher: Barbour Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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I Cannot Live Without Books!
I Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
4.0 A Hobbit Devotional: Bilbo Baggins and the Bible
A great book for learning about How Bilbo's adventures and spiritual growth can help us on our Road. It is a fast and easy read, even though it is thick at over 300 pages. Bravo to Ed Strauss! I would love for him to write another on LOTR.
The Eclectic Aggie Cowboy
The Eclectic Aggie Cowboy rated it
3.0 A Hobbit Devotional: Bilbo Baggins and the Bible
The mythology of the Bible strongly influenced Tolkien's works in Middle Earth along with the mythology of other cultures. Ed Strauss has attempted to identify many of these influences in The Hobbit, although I do not always agree with his conclusions. While this devotional is good as far as it goes...
iola
iola rated it
I have no idea if Tolkien intended for The Hobbit to have quite so many biblical parallels, but he was a Christian and a very educated man, so it is entirely likely. Regardless, each of the sixty daily devotionals are well thought out, providing a brief quote from The Hobbit, followed by some inform...
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