Resurrection Wounds

Recently, I mentioned I’m a fan of the Lord of the Rings books and movies.  In the first book/movie, Frodo comes into possession of a magic ring.  This ring is so powerful it controls all other magic rings in middle-earth. The ring’s original owner, Sauron, learns Frodo has the ring and sends a group of…

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…