Little did they, or anyone else, know that out of this little gathering of friends would come some of the greatest literature of the twentieth century. At the time they were unknown, struggling, Oxford Dons bound together by a common love of Christ and literature.
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Despite this it was a special day.
Christianity Today just published an article on the life of J.R.R. Tolkien. Anyone who has read his epic works will want to take a moment to read this important chronicle. It doesn't discuss "The Inklings," but compensates by detailing his love life, family, and some of the influences that produced "Middle Earth."