Choosing Wisely in a Complicated World

Learning from ‘The Hobbit’

Professor and author Devin Brown discusses J.R.R. Tolkien’s major theme of decision-making and choosing wisely — even selecting good, better, and best — in a complicated world with complex options.

More from Desiring God on The Hobbit:

© Desiring God Foundation. Distribution Guidelines

Share the Joy! You are permitted and encouraged to reproduce and distribute this material in physical form, in its entirety or in unaltered excerpts, as long as you do not charge a fee. For posting online, please use only unaltered excerpts (not the content in its entirety) and provide a hyperlink to this page. For videos, please embed from the original source. Any exceptions to the above must be approved by Desiring God.

Please include the following statement on any distributed copy: By John Piper. © Desiring God Foundation. Website: