Hobbiton vs Buckland

In the first book Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien makes a very wise observation.  The hero, Frodo was adopted by his uncle Bilbo who lived at Bag End in Hobbiton.  Frodo was from Buckland, on the other side of the river from where most Hobbits lived.  AllContinue reading “Hobbiton vs Buckland”

What Would Jesus Do?

I use the terms from time-to-time Exegesis vs Eisegesis.  I slightly vary the definition from time to time to help it make sense. Exegesis is the process by which you attempt to find meaning in the text by understanding to whom it is written, when it was written, and why it was written.  Or, whatContinue reading “What Would Jesus Do?”