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The tale of Túrin Turambar is one of the great stories of Middle-earth. But Túrin isn't really a hero--he makes bad decisions and runs from them. He refuses forgiveness. He ignores wise advice.
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Sub-creation is Art, Not Power – with Austin Freeman, author of Tolkien Dogmatics
Join us for a deep discussion with Austin Freeman, author of "Tolkien Dogmatics", where we talk about Tolkien's theology, Tolkien's approach to criticism, what sub-creation IS, and more!
Why Tolkien is Great – with John Carswell from The Tolkien Road
John Carswell has been podcasting Tolkien for 8 years (and written 2 books!), but he's still on a Tolkien Road to discover more depth and meaning in his works.
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Bounding into Comics reports on culture and geek news, but doesn't ever hesitate to call out the hypocrisy, double-standards, and cronyism seen in those coastal, gilded, navel-gazing circles. Jonathan and Michael talk with John about Tolkien - past, present, and future!
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The WORST Hero | Of Turin Turumbar, Part 1 | #30
Sub-creation Is Art, NOT Power - with Austin Freeman, author of Tolkien Dogmatics
Why Tolkien is GREAT - with John Carswell from The Tolkien Road
They Don't Understand TOLKIEN - with John Trent from Bounding into Comics
Tolkien's Silmarillion | Of the Fifth Battle | #29
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