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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.

Belloc and Eliot on the Epiphany


As a way of celebrating the Epiphany, here are my musings on Belloc's "Twelfth Night" and T. S. Eliot's "Journey of the Magi":

Belloc and Eliot on the Epiphany2021-01-08T14:58:41-05:00

Understanding The Everlasting Man


I'm giving two online lectures for the Institute of Catholic Culture on Chesterton's classic, The Everlasting Man. Please join me:

Understanding The Everlasting Man2021-01-08T14:57:17-05:00

Shooting Your Eye Out for Christmas


In this week's Inner Sanctum: Joseph Pearce waxes whimsical on how his wife is promoting the noble tradition of shooting your eye out for Christmas. He also vents his spleen dogmatically on the hierarchical necessity of singing "The Twelve Days of Christmas" in the correct order, condemning those who place drummers drumming and pipers piping above [...]

Shooting Your Eye Out for Christmas2020-12-30T20:39:34-05:00

The Truth of Facts and Fiction


An essay of mine, just published by the National Catholic Register, muses on the difference between fact and fiction and the truths to be found in each:

The Truth of Facts and Fiction2020-12-28T13:09:01-05:00

The Bible as Literature


I'm giving a talk at a conference on January 8-10 which must surely be the largest-ever Catholic online conference on the Bible. I'm one of more than fifty speakers, which include some of the biggest names in Catholic apologetics. My own talk is on "The Bible as Literature". For further details, check out this link:

The Bible as Literature2020-12-28T13:06:45-05:00

Christmas and the Meaning of History


A Christmas meditation on the meaning and purpose of history, seen in the light of the Birth of Christ:

Christmas and the Meaning of History2020-12-24T15:40:45-05:00

Celebrating Christmas with Scrooge and the Saints


Join Joseph Pearce for the celebration of Christmas in the Inner Sanctum. Highlights include: A discussion and reading of four Christmas poems by the great English saint and martyr, St. Robert Southwell. A personal meditation on “The Presence the Christmas Presents”. A discussion and reading of Belloc’s “A Remaining Christmas”, one of the finest Christmas essays [...]

Celebrating Christmas with Scrooge and the Saints2020-12-24T15:44:30-05:00

Celebrating Christmas with Our Neighbours


As the world prepares to celebrate the birth of Christ in various degrees of isolation from our neighbours, it is well to remind ourselves that Christmas should be a celebration by our local communities and that our communion with Christ is also meant to be a communion with our neighbours. The darkness of the virus and [...]

Celebrating Christmas with Our Neighbours2020-12-22T02:51:20-05:00
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