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Forum: The Books 08-24-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Holy crap why so much? is their no way to get the...

Holy crap why so much? is their no way to get the single essay in pdf form or something like that?
Forum: The Books 08-22-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
where do i get this essay?

where do i get this essay?
Forum: The Books 08-17-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Thank you all for the posts I will check out the...

Thank you all for the posts I will check out the links as well. I am interested in how much and what Christopher edited, i was unaware he did to large extent.
Forum: The Books 08-15-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Questions About Arda Reconstructed

I am almost done Morgoths ring and next is the war of the jewels. So my question to anyone who owns arda reconstructed. Is it really needed if you have Morgoths ring and Jewels? and what text does...
Forum: The Books 08-11-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
well that sure seems to say catapults and rams....

well that sure seems to say catapults and rams. Thanks once more for the sources. But this does not come from the published sillmarillion or does it? I dont remember that. Was this written pre lotr?
Forum: The Books 08-10-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Great post thanks for the knowledge. I am curious...

Great post thanks for the knowledge. I am curious about the dragons of The Fall of Gondolin as siege weapons. I will have to reread the account but i dont ever remember coming away with that. I...
Forum: The Books 08-09-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Siege Towers, Ladders, Catapults etc

I dont remember any siege equipment such as towers, catapults etc ever mentioned in the first ages of ME. So my question is when were these first invented?
Forum: The Books 08-09-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Numbering the Maiar of Middle-Earth by the Ages

So I have been thinking and wondering. How many Maiar lived in middle- earth for each age. The third age at the time of the WOTR appears to have the five Istari, the balrog, and Sauron for a total of...
Forum: The Books 07-31-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Thanks for your knowledge and help.

Thanks for your knowledge and help.
Forum: The Books 07-31-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
So than much of the published sil comes from...

So than much of the published sil comes from Tolkiens later writings post 1937?
Forum: The Books 07-26-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Great post and thank you very much sir. You have...

Great post and thank you very much sir. You have given me much to consider.
Forum: The Books 07-25-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
History of Middle Earth What is Needed?

So I have ordered morgoth's ring and I am also getting The War of the Jewels. So my question is this, do these books make the book of lost tales meaningless? it seems to me they do. It seems volumes...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-09-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
I think you might be right on the first. He did...

I think you might be right on the first. He did not just copy paste geneses. However his world was the act of speech and creation of fully formed creatures, not an evolutionary history. But once more...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-09-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
I have spent a good amount of time trying to...

I have spent a good amount of time trying to cheat and find it online to post here and cannot. I have my kids soccer tournament today perhaps tomorrow i could or at least a short summary .


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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-08-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
So I cant find it online but pages 141-142 of The...

So I cant find it online but pages 141-142 of The Inklings C.S Lewis J.R.R Tolkien, Charles Williams and their friends. Humphrey Carpenter Harper Collins Publishers 2006

gives a small example of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-08-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Agreed and thanks for the post.

Agreed and thanks for the post.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-08-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
A bit off topic but some other less relevant...

A bit off topic but some other less relevant christian themes. If anyone is looking for a more in depth look at christian themes, get the books refrenced in my op.

Gods in Control

People like...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-08-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Thanks for the correction and i did apologize to...

Thanks for the correction and i did apologize to Morthoron, good catch sir thanks.





He was answering a question to his son about the reality of the garden and fall as many had rejected it,...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-08-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Mothoron, my sincere apologies, I have mistook...

Mothoron, my sincere apologies, I have mistook you for another poster as was pointed out to me. You have made great comments i hope you dont leave on my account.

I would disagree the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-07-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Some Relevant to the topic Biblical and Christian...

Some Relevant to the topic Biblical and Christian Themes in the LOTR


“The Lord of the Rings is of course a fundamentally religious and Catholic work.”
-J.R.R Tolkien


“In LOTR the conflict...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-07-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
So i responded before in agreement but did some...

So i responded before in agreement but did some more thinking and reading. The sillmarillion as published was of course his early works and very "northern" in it material. His later sillmarillion...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-07-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
I will do. However when you attempted to do the...

I will do. However when you attempted to do the same against creation, i thought it ok i respond. I also have no issues with your holding onto your beliefs as determined as a flat earther regardless...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-07-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Evidence Tolkien seemed to believe in an old...

Evidence Tolkien seemed to believe in an old earth from letters 64.



On Thursday I gave 2 lectures and had some troublesome business in town and was too tired to attend the Lewis seance. I...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-07-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Could be yes. However given he said the same of...

Could be yes. However given he said the same of Jesus and the Crucifixion [events he said were actual history] it lends to the opposite. I think post 4 indicates that was his belief. Plus the fact he...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-07-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
I will be reading morgoths ring [and other...

I will be reading morgoths ring [and other home]and full in the coming weeks and months and perhaps that will help me answer this question. As for your "scientific facts" those geological processes...
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