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There are two types of good book and two types of bad book. Here's how to tell them apart.
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Let’s leave the “men without chests” to ponder their own navels, and remember that a true education is an education as if truth mattered.
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Healthy popular culture is rooted in the decencies and charities of Christendom
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Muslims and atheists share the same radical impoverishment. They need our prayers.
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It is imperative that good Catholic schools assent to the ascent which leads to Paradise
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The great G. K. Chesterton would have had great fun with the lunacy of Prince Charles.
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For the realist, truth exists whether I behold it or not, and so does goodness and beauty.
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There are many ways that Tolkien allows us to find ourselves in Middle-earth
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Where there is pride, there is prejudice. Where there is prejudice, there is hatred. Where there is hatred, there is the dehumanizing of the enemy...
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Hilaire Belloc thundered against the heresies of his age and defied the storms of war and secularism with which his life and times were beset.
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Is “free love” really free or does it come at a terribly high price?
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Any man who is able to see beauty as a path to the divine is my brother in Christ.
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Anglo-Saxon England was a beacon of Christian enlightenment
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William Shakespeare’s Catholic faith emerges in his poetry and plays
Joseph Pearce

A native of England, Joseph Pearce is Senior Editor at the Augustine Institute, Senior Fellow and Journal Editor at the Cardinal Newman Society, and Tolkien & Lewis Chair in Literary Studies at Holy Apostles College & Seminary. He is editor of the St. Austin Review (http://www.staustinreview.org), an international review of Catholic culture, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions (http://www.ignatiuscriticaleditions.com), executive director of Catholic Courses (http://www.catholiccourses.com), and senior contributor at the Imaginative Conservative.


The internationally acclaimed author of many books, which include bestsellers such as The Quest for Shakespeare, Tolkien: Man and Myth, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde, C. S. Lewis and The Catholic Church, Literary Converts, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton, Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile and Old Thunder:  A Life of Hilaire Belloc, Joseph Pearce is a world-recognized biographer of modern Christian literary figures.  His books have been published and translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Croatian and Polish.


Pearce has hosted two 13-part television series about Shakespeare on EWTN, and has also written and presented documentaries on EWTN on the Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. He has participated and lectured at a wide variety of international and literary events at major colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Britain, Europe, Africa and South America.