Tolkien's famous fantasy trilogy is also an allegory for the Christian life. Here's an excerpt from a 1971 BBC Radio 4 interview with Tolkien:
Question. Where is God in "The Lord of the Rings"?
Tolkien: He's mentioned once or twice.
Q: Is he the One?...
T: The One, yes.
Q: Are you a theist?
T: Oh, I'm a Roman Catholic. Devout Roman Catholic.
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