These religious' ideas and parallels are in the story, but not as direct metaphors. It is important not to be univocal; i.e. not to be too literal or expect exact reflection of these when looking at Tolkien's works or writing. But they are there in essence.
Priest,, Prophet and King. The Trees of Life. 25th of the Month. Three, Seven and Nine. The Lembas. Metaphysical Elements. Women of the Middle-earth.
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