The debate between purists and revisionists is nothing new – it existed before the LOTR film project was announced. As far as the books go, there’s always been a Tolkien Society devoted to respectful scholarship and celebration of the works of Tolkien. There’s also an Alternative Tolkien Society, for those who can’t get enough of a good thing…they’ve gone on to create MORE history for Middle-earth. They’ve relaunched their website, which you can see here