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Albert Mohler Jr.: From Father to Son – J.R.R. Tolkien on Sex

In this essay, Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. reflects on J.R.R. Tolkien’s letter to his son Michael dealing with matters of marriage and sexuality. Mohler writes:

„Tolkien traced unhappiness in marriage, especially on the part of the husband, to the Church’s failure to teach these truths and to speak of marriage honestly. Those who see marriage as nothing more than the arena of ecstatic and romantic love will be disappointed, Tolkien understood. ‘When the glamour wears off, or merely works a bit thin, they think they have made a mistake, and that the real soul-mate is still to find. The real soul-mate too often proves to be the next sexually attractive person that comes along.'”

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