Based on the principles of Christian typology found in Tolkien’s epic Lord of the Rings saga, unlike a direct allegory, one character can be a type of multiple Biblical figures. Frodo’s loyal companion Samwise Gamgee, for example, serves as an image both of St. John the Beloved Disciple and Simon of Cyrene. Conversely, one figure from salvation history can be represented by multiple characters…

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