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.

In Conversation with a Former Enemy


Joseph Pearce in conversation with a former IRA prisoner with whom he would have been a mortal enemy in the dark days when both of them supported rival terrorist groups in Northern Ireland....  https://jpearce.co/in-conversation-with-my-former-enemy/

In Conversation with a Former Enemy2021-07-21T19:22:13-04:00

Chesterton, Literature, Suffering and Happiness


The video of two talks given by Joseph Pearce at a conference in Kentucky last week are now available for watching online: https://jpearce.co/chesterton-literature-suffering-and-happiness/

Chesterton, Literature, Suffering and Happiness2021-07-21T19:18:37-04:00

Join Joseph Pearce on the Path to Rome


Parents of students of high school age might want to enroll them in an online course that Joseph Pearce is teaching this September and October on Hilaire Belloc's classic work, The Path to Rome. Please spread the word. The link to the course can be found here: https://jpearce.co/join-me-on-the-path-to-rome/

Join Joseph Pearce on the Path to Rome2021-07-21T19:17:47-04:00

Teaching Shakespeare


Joseph Pearce recently gave an interview for the blog of a Catholic homeschooling mother who wanted advice on how to teach Shakespeare…. https://jpearce.co/teaching-shakespeare/

Teaching Shakespeare2021-07-21T19:12:56-04:00

The Other Queen of England


The reason for Walsingham’s importance is its association with the Marian apparitions to a pious English noblewoman in 1061. By the middle of the fourteenth century, people considered England to be “Our Lady’s dowry” and that she was, in some special sense, the protectress of the English people…. https://jpearce.co/the-other-queen-of-england-2/

The Other Queen of England2021-07-21T19:12:13-04:00

The Jolly Journalist


Though known to posterity as a wit, a controversialist, and a Christian apologist, G.K. Chesterton considered himself primarily to be merely a “jolly journalist” and it was through the writing of essays for newspapers and magazines that he made both his reputation and his living…. https://jpearce.co/the-jolly-journalist/

The Jolly Journalist2021-07-21T19:09:48-04:00

G. K. Chesterton Meets Dorian Gray


Within a few years of the first publication of Oscar Wilde's novel, a young G. K. Chesterton had a creepy meeting with someone who could have been the real-life Dorian Gray.... https://jpearce.co/g-k-chesterton-meets-dorian-gray/

G. K. Chesterton Meets Dorian Gray2021-07-21T19:16:18-04:00
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