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Joseph Pearce

About Joseph Pearce

Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

What’s New in the Inner Sanctum


Please consider supporting me and my work by becoming a subscriber to the Inner Sanctum of my personal website: this week and exclusive to Inner Sanctum members:My discussion and reading of Wordsworth's anti-secularist poem, "Ode to Duty".The latest instalment of our pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc.My discussion of Homer's theology. To what extent can Homer's [...]

What’s New in the Inner Sanctum2020-09-17T20:22:52-04:00

Faith and Fairy Stories


What have faith and fairy stories to do with the real world? Are the truths to be found in fairy stories more real and practical than the sneer of the cynic or the promises of the politician? These questions are addressed in this essay of mine, just published by the National Catholic Register, in which I [...]

Faith and Fairy Stories2020-09-17T20:21:26-04:00

Doctor WHO and Big Brother


There's something creepily Orwellian about the United Nations and those who advocate giving it more power:

Doctor WHO and Big Brother2020-09-14T21:26:51-04:00

Are We Becoming a Nation of Gollums?


Here's the link to my appearance on Catholic radio this evening to discuss what we can learn from Tolkien about today's dark times:

Are We Becoming a Nation of Gollums?2020-09-14T21:25:15-04:00

Solzhenitsyn & Western Civilization


I have contributed a chapter to an excellent new book exploring Solzhenitsyn's place in the canon of the West. I encourage all lovers of Western Civilization to obtain a copy as soon as it's available. Here are the details:

Solzhenitsyn & Western Civilization2020-09-14T21:23:07-04:00

Going to Purgatory with J.R.R. Tolkien


In recent essays I've followed C. S. Lewis to hell, purgatory and heaven. Now I'm going to purgatory in the company of J..R.R. Tolkien:

Going to Purgatory with J.R.R. Tolkien2020-09-09T03:41:03-04:00

The World’s First Ever Radio Shakespeare Festival


I am honoured to be the host of the first-ever Radio Shakespeare Festival this Labor Day weekend. I hope you can join me for an audio feast of twelve of Shakespeare's plays, each of which I introduce with some observations about their deeper meaning. Here are the details:

The World’s First Ever Radio Shakespeare Festival2020-09-03T20:27:13-04:00
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