0201 – CS Lewis & Mythopoeia feat. David Bates

david bates pints with jack podcast

“I have just passed on from believing in God to definitely believing in Christ – in Christianity. . . . My long night talk with Dyson and Tolkien had a great deal to do with it.” – CS Lewis, 1931 Enjoy this episode? Leave us a tip to show your appreciation! We’re joined by David […]

All Tales May Come True

Due to extreme technical difficulties, Episode 179 is delayed by a week. However, I wanted to share with you a sample of my audio-essay “All Tales May Come True”. The full audio-essay and PDF are available to our patrons at Patreon.com/TolkienRoad. Also, as mentioned on the last episode, for the month of October 2019, the first 5 […]

0014 – Mythopoeia – Tolkien’s Poem for C.S. Lewis

Tolkien addresses his philosophy-poem “Mythopoeia” to C.S. Lewis, who said that myths were “lies breathed through silver.” In this episode, we discuss the meaning of “Mythopoeia” and how it serves as a sort of spiritual and creative manifesto for Tolkien. Plus, Greta comes up with some killer haikus on the fly. Originally released: 4/11/2015. Talking Tolkien is […]