Finding God in ‘The Hobbit’

Scholars explore religious themes found in J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved tale “The Hobbit.”

BY CARLA HINTON Published: December 15, 2012

The amiable Bilbo Baggins, the title character in “The Hobbit,” is a creature of habit caught by surprise when he is whisked away on the adventure of a lifetime.

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