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Four Christian Fantasists: A Study of the Fantastic Writings of George MacDonald, Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien
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AuthorRichard Sturch
PublisherWalking Tree Publishers
Released2001 (2nd edition 2007)
FormatPaperback
Pages???
ISBN3905703047

Four Christian Fantasists: A Study of the Fantastic Writings of George MacDonald, Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien is the third book of Walking Tree's Cormarë Series. Unlike most other volumes, it is not a collection of essays, but a single work by Richard Sturch.

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J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, it has long been recognized, was shaped and undergirded by his Christian beliefs. But he was not the only writer of fantasy to have a close relationship between his faith and his fiction. This book is a study of such relationships in four writers: Tolkien himself, his friends C.S. Lewis and Charles Williams, and, from an earlier generation, George MacDonald. It seeks to look at their use of other worlds and other beings; at their attitudes towards 'escapism'; at the presence of symbolism and myth in their writings; at the themes and ideas they had in common; and at the extent to which their fiction has a value for Christian apologetics.

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