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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-09-2018, 06:01 AM
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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
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Views: 590
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
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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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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: 590
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...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-07-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 590
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Vary good points. He did not of course take only...

Vary good points. He did not of course take only from Genesis but other works as well. However just because that is so it does not negate his belief in a literal fall, garden of eden, or the genesis...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-06-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 590
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
“Tolkien believed devoutly that there had once...

“Tolkien believed devoutly that there had once been an Eden on earth, and that mans original sin and subsequent dethronement were responsible for the ills of the world
--J.R.R Tolkien The...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-06-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 590
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Thanks for asking for sources i surely would have...

Thanks for asking for sources i surely would have provided had i done an in depth study, I was hoping someone else had:mad:. All my info would come from those sources I cannot at the moment off hand...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-06-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 590
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Tolkien's Views on Creation and Evolution

As a christian and a creationist I have always been interested in Tolkien's views on creation and evolution. As far as i am aware no in depth scholarly work has been done on his views on this issue....
Forum: The Books 05-04-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Great, thanks. I will check out your thread.

Great, thanks. I will check out your thread.
Forum: The Books 05-04-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
More of Hobbits in the History of Middle Earth?

So I am going to start reading the histories of middle earth and have read from a few sources that Tolkien originally had much more of the hobbits in the Lord of the Rings. But reviewers such as C.S...
Forum: The Books 05-04-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Thanks for helping guys, not the answer i hoped...

Thanks for helping guys, not the answer i hoped for dammit;)
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-04-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
must spread reputation around first. Good post.

must spread reputation around first. Good post.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-04-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Middle Earth Theme Park- Universal Studios

From the one ring.net.
http://www.theonering.net/torwp/201...rnucopia-of-tolkien-stories-coming-this-year/



"a Middle-earth theme park. Universal Studios in Florida is looking to build its...
Forum: The Books 04-29-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
The Army of the Dead- Movie vs Books

So i read a great essay on the army of the dead found here.


Answerer: can the Dead Men (Army of the Dead) kill people?
https://terpconnect.umd.edu/~jkeener/tolkien/deadmen.html

"There has...
Forum: The Books 04-25-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
Could Durins Bane have become more powerful over time

A question for the lore masters. Could Durins Bane have become more powerful over time. So could it have gained strength in anyway from the first age to the third?

thanks.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-17-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By R.R.J Tolkien
And from Joel Salatins the Marvelous Pigness of...

And from Joel Salatins the Marvelous Pigness of Pigs
...
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