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On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Ed Heil wrote:

> That was Tolkien's literal belief -- that "subcreation" was one of the
> reasons for humanity's existence.
>

According to Dorothy L. Sayers (The Mind of the Maker), it's
also the Christian orthodoxy, although not many people know
that, so I'm not surprised Tolkien believed it, too.

Boudewijn Rempt  | http://denden.conlang.org/~bsarempt