A pretty good Tolkien movie; Public truths in the Gospel
May 29, 2019
On this episode of Acton Line, Bradley J. Birzer, History professor and the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in American Studies at Hillsdale College, joins the podcast to talk about the movie Tolkien, explaining what the film got right about the life of British author J.R.R. Tolkien and what the film missed. Afterwards, Bruce Ashford, professor of theology and culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, talks about his new book, "The Gospel of our King," and how Biblical narrative relates to our understanding of vocation, culture and even the role of government.
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Featured image credit: Nicholas Hoult as J.R.R. Tolkien, 2019. TM & copyright © Fox Searchlight Pictures. All rights reserved. / courtesy Everett Collection.