Death!

Image from Lord of the Rings: Return of the King I love the book and movie series, Lord of the Rings.  LOTR’s author, JRR Tolkien, was Catholic.  The world of LOTR is deeply imbued with Christian realities. One of my favorite moments occurs in the third installment, Return of the King.  A hoarde of orcs and other…

Slaves of Death

“Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, Jesus also shared in these, so that through His death He might destroy the one holding the power of death–that is, the Devil–and free those who were held in slavery all their lives by the fear of death” (Hebrews 2:14-15).             Certainly, the above verses…