J. R. R. Tolkien, one of the best-loved and bestselling authors of all time, might need no introduction as the author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, but the faith and philosophy that animates his works and motivates his characters is less well-known. In this five-week seminar, Joseph Pearce, author of three books on Tolkien and his works, will introduce Tolkien in this deeper sense. After taking this course, students will learn to see The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings on a much deeper and more satisfying level of comprehension.
413 – Tolkien: Behind and Beyond The Lord of the Rings
Instructor: Joseph Pearce
Term: July 19-August 21
Class Time: Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EDT
Credits: Non-credit course
All enrollees will receive professional development certificate upon completion of course.