Tag Archive: advent

A Journey of Virtues: Reflections of Advent Ideas in The Lord of the Rings

“Surely, everyone has heard the story of the symbolism of the Advent candles: hope, love, joy, and peace …These virtues are also reflected in The Lord of the Rings…”

The Coming of the King

“Come, oh come, oh spotless Sacrifice; You have come to pay our heavy price…”

Lux Fulgebat Super Nos: a Tolkienian Blessing for Christmas

“As an undergraduate, J. R. R. Tolkien took in his hands an Old English religious poem…on the Advent, Ascension, and Last Judgment …”

Winter Solstice: The Year’s Compline

“The winter solstice is the year withdrawing…”

Advent Rosary

“Linked to us too, rose by mystical rose, this holy Advent is Our Lady’s grace…”

And Thy Word Broke Their Swords: The Empowering Depth and Dimension of Christmas

“It is freshness of light piercing dark for the first time, of song piercing the silence, and the sky being rent by angel trumpets and an infant’s wail…”

Advent/Christmas Call for Submissions…

With the holidays fast approaching, The Fellowship of The King Magazine is putting out a call for submissions for Advent and Christmas themed pieces…

Advent Sacrifice

“You turned your back on brilliance, bade earth an agonized goodbye and empty-handed faced the dark, like everyone who comes this way…”

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