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Doing Theology in Middle Earth: Exploring the Thought World of JRR Tolkien

  • Course Dates: Sat 18 November, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This day will look at JRR Tolkien’s inspiration and interest in theology.

We’ll conduct a detailed survey of the Lord of the Rings, covering themes such as pessimism, defeat, failure and pity.

The day will include discussion of Tolkien’s other writings, The Silmarillion and On Fairy-Stories, and feature recordings of his readings and his poetry set to music.

Read Tom Bromley’s article on the course in the 16 November 2017 Salisbury Journal

Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries
aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception)

Course Details

Date:
Sat 18 November
Time:
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Tutor:
Stephen Tucker studied English at New College Oxford, where he was subsequently Chaplain and taught Theology. His ministry has involved both parochial and educational work.
Course Code:
2734
Course Price:
£50, includes lunch and refreshments