Luke Maguire Armstrong

About the Author

Luke Maguire Armstrong is the author of Amazing Grace for Survivors (Ascension Press, 2008). After finishing degrees in philosophy and English abroad at La Catolica Pontificia University of Valparaiso, he did what any financially oblivious recent college grad would do... he took out a large student loan and planned to backpack from Chile to Alaska. He stopped in Guatemala where he spent four years as the Director of Social Services Programs for the educational development organization, Nuestros Ahijados. His efforts to battle infant malnutrition were featured on ABC News 20/20’s 2010 Global Health Special: Be A Change Save A Live. His fiction, non-fiction and poetry can be found on Luke is an occasional guest contributor to The Integrated Catholic Life™.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” in Review

The world of Middle-earth is back. This time fans will see it in 3D. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey delivers a courageous adventure of heroic proportions. It is the first installment of a planned trilogy of Tolkien’s classic, The Hobbit. Filled with 3D battles that jump off the screen, it’s the movie Tolkien fans have waited nine years, since the last […]

The Hobbit – Adventure, Dragons and Battles Won through Spiritual Growth

“Can you promise me I will come back?” Bilbo Baggins asks Gandalf in the beginning of The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey. Fans of J.R. Tolkien’s classic Lord of the Rings who have waited a decade for the movie prequel, The Hobbit, will be satisfied at long last on December 14th when it opens in theaters.  Elijah Wood as Frodo, the star of The Lord of The Rings trilogy, […]