New Book Overturns Common Misconceptions About J.R.R. Tolkien’s Influences

Tolkien's Modern Reading book cover

Tolkien’s Modern Reading by Holly Ordway—the first book under the new imprint Word on Fire Academic—is a major corrective to the view that J.R.R. Tolkien was dismissive of modern culture. Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire Catholic Ministries has released the first book under its new imprint, Word on Fire Academic, titled “Tolkien’s Modern Reading: Middle-earth … Read more

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A Christian Perspective on Twilight

Twilight, the book by Mormon mom Stephanie Meyer, is that rare phenomena – an exciting book about virtue, conscience, and good, old-fashioned morals and manners. If you enjoy old Bronte sisters and Jane Austin novels about brooding, noble, self-sacrificing heroes, this book is for you. Twilight’s Edward Cullen is an unexpected delight, a superhero who … Read more

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