CCI NOTES: Joseph Pearce is Writer in Residence at Ave Maria University in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and author of Tolkien: Man and Myth (Ignatius Press).

CCI NOTES: Joseph Pearce is Writer in Residence at Ave Maria University in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and author of Tolkien: Man and Myth (Ignatius Press). Mr. Pearce has been our guest at the CCI lunch forum, and his article below is an excellent summary of how Catholic themes animate the Ring trilogy of Tolkein, which has received considerable attention throught the recent movies.