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Between Faith and Fiction: Tolkien and the Powers of His World: : proceedings of the Arda symposium at the Second Northern Tolkien Festival, Oslo, August 1997
EditorNils Ivar Agøy
PublisherUppsala: Arda Society
Released1998
Pagesxii, 91
ISBN9197350001
SeriesArda special (vol. 1)

Between Faith and Fiction: Tolkien and the Powers of His World collects the proceedings of the Arda symposium at the Second Northern Tolkien Festival in Oslo, August 1997.[1]

[edit] Contents

  • "All in one, one in all" (Marjorie Burns)
  • "The fall and man's mortality : an investigation of some theological themes in J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Athrabeth Finrod ah Andreth'" (Nils Ivar Agøy)
  • "Whose myth is it?" (Verlyn Flieger)
  • "On entering the same river twice : mythology and theology in the Silmarillion corpus" (Kaj André Apeland)
  • "Sub-creator and Creator : Tolkien and the design of the one" (Daniel Timmons)
  • "'Old human', or 'The voice in our hearts': J.R.R. Tolkien on the origin of language" (Maria Kuteeva)

[edit] From the Preface

"The Second Northern Tolkien Festival took place at the University of Oslo ... August 8. -10., 1997, hosted by the Tolkien Society of Norway. It included a scholarly symposium arranged in co-operation with ... the Arda Society over the general theme Ainur: Divine and Semi-Divine Powers in Tolkien's World ... six of the papers are now collected in the present publication ... followed by abstracts in Norwegian"

[edit] References

  1. Between faith and fiction at WorldCat.org (accessed 29 October 2011)