What time is it?

An excellent point of view… imho, from Dr. Eowyn of FOTM.

Fellowship of the Minds

Did you know that prophecies account for nearly one third of the Bible?

Revelation 1:3 says, “Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for the time is near.”

Two recent essays point to the unsettling and troubling times we live in. Is the time near?

~Eowyn

Helm's Deep

Victor Davis Hanson, “Are the Orcs Winning?,” PJMedia, Sept. 7, 2014:

J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings was sometimes faulted by literary critics for caricaturing the evil orcs as uniformly bad.  All of them were as unpleasant to look as they were deadly to encounter. There is not a single good orc or even a reformed orc in the trilogy. The apparent one-dimensional assumption of men, hobbits, dwarves, and elves is that the only good orc is a dead orc. So the absolutist Tolkien tried to…

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2 Responses to What time is it?

  1. ZurichMike says:

    Elves were likened to good angels tarrying on earth and celebrating life. Orcs were created by Evil forces to be the mirror image bad angels who celebrate death. Yes, it was one-dimensional for a reason. There is true evil and true good. Are there other dimensions to this? Yes, as the article pointed out: Gollum, evil hobbits, Saruman — people who knew better but *chose* evil.

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