J.R.R. Tolkien on Easter and Eucatastrophe

In his wonderful lecture, On Fairy-StoriesJ.R.R. Tolkien writes of Easter as “the greatest and most complete conceivable eucatastrophe”:

“The Birth of Christ is the eucatastrophe of Man’s history. The Resurrection is the eucatastrophe of the story of the Incarnation. This story begins and ends in joy. It has preeminently Continue reading