the spiritual forces and beliefs behind Tolkien’s compelling novels are elegantly revealed in this second edition of the Power of the Ring. Stratford Caldecott uncovers the deeper meanings behind The Lord of the Ring trilogy and The Hobbit, drawing not only on the classic published works but also on Tolkien’s writings unpublished during his lifetime. this is a guide to the vision of virtue, heroism, beauty, honor, and majesty in the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit