So instead of a blog on Luke this week, I decided that it was time for an allusion, specifically a Lord of the Rings one. LOTR is one of my favorite movie trilogies, and I’m *hopefully* going to start reading the books soon. In case you didn’t know, The Lord of the Rings is a book trilogy written by J.R.R. Tolkien and consists of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. If you haven’t read the books or watched the movies, or if you just want to brush up on the plot, here’s a musical summary of the trilogy:
Now, there are several ways that LOTR alludes to the Bible, some more obvious than others. For this blog, I’m mainly going to focus on temptation and the transfiguration.
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