Tag Archive: The Inklings

The Pleasure of His Majesty: Kingship in the Works of the Inklings

“Their kings are neither the figureheads with which we are familiar in everyday life nor the all-powerful despots the modern mind conjures up…Rather, they are mythic figures of romance, images, like their prototypes of Arthur and Charlemagne, of Christ the King.”

Was Tolkien a Heretic?: Defending Tolkien’s Catholic Orthodoxy from the “Cloak-and-Dagger” Priest

Joseph Pearce, eminent Catholic literary scholar, refutes the accusations from “the cloak-and-dagger priest” that J.R.R. Tolkien’s works contain heretical elements.

The Victorious Godhead: Good Friday, the Annunciation, and the Inklings

Read this fascinating overview by Beregond on how Good Friday coincided with this year’s Feast of the Annunciation, a fact that also ties into some profound parallels in the writings of the Inklings.

King and Priest and Sacrifice: “Seed of Adam”

Read about Charles’ Williams’ beautiful, powerful, confusing, and multi-layered Nativity Play called “Seed of Adam”.

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