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The Silmarillion sometimes reads like something from the Bible. That was deliberate on Tolkien's part. This essay explores three biblical motifs — Creation, the Fall, and what can be called the Saving of the Remnant — and how Tolkien uses them to weave his own unique story of Middle-earth.
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Word count: 3855 Read: 1536
Published: October 14, 2010 Updated: October 14, 2010