What is the Wisdom of Hobbits? – with Matthew Distefano

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What is the Wisdom of Hobbits? – with Matthew Distefano

What can hobbits teach us about power, violence, greed, and climate change?

Pastor Adam talks with Matthew Distefano about his latest book, The Wisdom of Hobbits: Unearthing Our Humanity at 3 Bagshot Row.

Matthew J. Distefano is the author of multiple books, including the wildly popular Heretic! and From the Blood of Abel. An audio engineer, this producer of the Heretic Happy Hour podcast and cohost of Apostates Anonymous is a regular columnist for Patheos. He holds an undergraduate degree in Education from California State University, Chico, and has been in social work for over a decade, currently working as a Professional Service Coordinator in Butte County, California. In addition to his professional life, Matthew enjoys gardening, bicycling, and European football. He is a huge Tolkien nerd who one day hopes to live in Bag End with his wife and daughter. You can find his work here.

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