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With guest Sam Schuldheisz.
The Apologetics of Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’ with guest Rev. Samuel Schuldheisz of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Huntington, California.
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by Ted Giese The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is now in theatres but it’s worth taking a closer look at the first movie (An Unexpected Journey)—especially since the first film has just been released in an extended version with lots of great extras and behind-the-scenes insights. Many Christians as children read J.R.R Tolkien’s book The Hobbit and were enthralled by its adventure and characters: the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, pitiful Gollum, the Dwarf king-in-waiting Thorin Oakenshield and his twelve faithful companions, and the greedy dragon Smaug. Part of what makes the book fascinating …