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The Messiah Comes to Middle-Earth: Images of Christ's Threefold Office in the Lord of the Rings

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:How can we grasp the significance of what Jesus Christ did for us? Might literature help us as we seek further understanding of the Christian faith? Since at least the fourth century, with church historian Eusebius of Caesarea, the...


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:How can we grasp the significance of what Jesus Christ did for us? Might literature help us as we seek further understanding of the Christian faith?Since at least the fourth century, with church historian Eusebius of Caesarea, the threefold office of Christ as prophet, priest, and king has served as one way for Christians to comprehend the gospel narrative of his life, death, and resurrection.Another story that has generated much reflection is J. R. R. Tolkien s classic, The Lord of the Rings. It is well known that Tolkien disliked allegory. Yet he acknowledged that his work is imbued with Christian symbolism and meaning.Based on the inaugural Hansen Lectureship series delivered at the Marion E. Wade Center by Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College, The Messiah Comes to Middle-Earth mines the riches of Tolkien s theological imagination. In the characters of Gandalf, Frodo, and Aragorn, Ryken hears echoes of the one who is the true prophet, priest, and king. Moreover, he considers what that threefold office means for his service as a college president as well as the calling of all Christians. Guided by both Tolkien and Ryken, things of first importance come alive in a tale of imaginary prophets, priests, and kings.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 498981
  • Product Code 9780830853724
  • ISBN 0830853723
  • EAN 9780830853724
  • Pages 150
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Ivp Academic
  • Publication Date Nov 2017
  • Sales Rank 64305
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 13mm
  • Weight 0.191kg

Philip Graham Ryken

Philip G Ryken (D.Phil., Oxford) joined the Staff of Tenth Presbyterian Church(PCA) in Philadelphia in 1995 and presently serves as Senior Minister.
He is the author of many books including What Is the Christian Worldview; The Message of Salvation (The Bible Speaks Today Themes;, The Doctrines of Grace: Rediscovering the Evangelical Gospel; Jeremiah, Exodus, and Ecclesiastes (Preaching the Word Series); Luke (2 vols), Galatians and 1 Timothy (Reformed Expository Commentary) and Ryken's Bible Handbook.


He also serves on Wheaton College (IL) Board of Trustees, Westminster Theological Seminary (PA) Board of Trustees, and as an Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals council member.
Koorong-Editorial Review.

  • :abbreviationsintroduction To The Hansen Lectureship Series (walter Hansen)1. The Prophetic Ministry Of Gandalf The Greyresponse: Sandra Richter2. Frodo, Sam, And The Priesthood Of All Believersresponse: Jennifer Powell Mcnutt3. The Coronation Of Aragorn Son Of Arathornresponse: William Struthersauthor Indexsubject Indexscripture Index

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