The Lowdown

Mixed Media

Get Ready: The second film installment of The Hobbit is on its way in December. James Stuart Bell’s new book, The Spiritual World of the Hobbit, will help you prepare. (Bethany House)

It’s in There: VeggieTales creator Phil Visscher’s video series for children, What’s in the Bible? continues to make its way through the Good Book with Volume 12: Letters from Paul. (Jellyfish Labs)

Weighty Matters: The much buzzed-about film Gravity, in which Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play two astronauts stranded in space, opens in theaters this month. (Warner Bros.)

Peak Activity: The latest album from pop-folk collective Gungor is I Am Mountain, available now. (Hither and Yon)