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The Hobbit Symbolizes God’s Redemptive Plan. Some Christian parents worry that the magical emphasis of The Hobbit is spiritually unhealthy for their kids, but Dr. Jones sees something more. He’s a professor at the Southern Baptist Seminary and editor of the Journal of Discipleship and Family Ministry. He’s also a pop culture nerd and an expert on author J.R.R. Tolkien. Here’s what he has to say about taking kids to see The Hobbit films.