The Power of the Ring

The life and faith that inspired Tolkien's magical world

The Power of the Ring

The Spiritual Vision Behind the Lord of the Rings

Stratford Caldecott reveals the spiritual undercurrents in The Lord of the Rings, elucidating themes in Tolkien's popular stories and drawing on work published posthumously to come to fascinating conclusions. See how the bestselling, devoutly Roman Catholic author infused fantasy with faith.

Trade paper; 2005; English
256 pages, 5 3/8 x 8 1/4

The Eric Hoffer Book Award for Culture

Honorable Mention