Is Gandalf a Christ figure? Is it even good to look for Christ figures in literature? Or is there a point at which a wizard fighting a Balrog is just that … a wizard fighting a Balrog? Brandon and Nathan (Jake was away on Important Pastor Business) discuss all this and also HELM’S DEEP, YES!
About The Authors
Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He plays the role of “Nathan Alberson” on several podcasts.
Jake is the president of Warhorn Media. You probably know him best for planting Church of the King in Evansville, Indiana, and providing the voice of Lance Redford.
Brandon Chasteen has most of a PhD (ABD) in English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He’s a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.