J. R. R. Tolkien on the Eucharist

From a letter to his son:

Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament. . .There you will find romance, glory, honor, fidelity, and the true way of all your loves on earth, and more than that.

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2 thoughts on “J. R. R. Tolkien on the Eucharist”

  1. I attended a session with Robert Bellah at AAR this weekend and he described his personal spiritual journey that ended in especially appreciating and longing for the Eucharist. This is not an uncommon end for Christians.

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