Article Title

“The Cloud of Unseeing”: Myths Transformed and Pseudo-scientific Interpretations of the Book of Genesis


Author #1


This paper, delivered at the Tolkien Seminar (Kalamazoo, MI) on May 9, 2018, traces the potential influence on Tolkien's post Lord Of the Rings cosmologies of popular late 19th century Biblical commentaries on the Book of Genesis, in particular the problem of the creation of the Sun and Moon.