“The Power of Tolkien” This Week on “Haven Today” With Charles Morris, M-F, at 10:00 pm on WJCS Radio 89.3 FM or at wjcs.org, too!

On-Air the Week of September 5 – 9
“The Power of Tolkien”Why do fairy tales sometimes seem more real than real life? J.R.R. Tolkien & C.S. Lewis believed that imaginary stories could help remove the familiar so we can better understand life’s greater story — the story of Jesus. Discover more on the next HAVEN Today with Charles Morris as he’s joined by author Joseph Loconte for a series called “The Power of Tolkien.”
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Dr. Joseph Loconte: How WWI Impacted C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien
They were friends with two things in common — great literature and a great war. C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien both fought in World War I, which profoundly influenced their writings and drove them to Christ.On today’s episode of the Great Stories podcast, Dr. Joseph Loconte joins Charles Morris to discuss the beloved books written by both authors in light of the spiritual crisis sparked by the conflict in WWI. Loconte has spent years exhaustively researching how these two men’s traumatic experiences in the first world war shaped their faith and their writing . . . and the way millions would later read and be influenced by their work.