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I am happy to proclaim that Christ is very much alive in the heart of small town America
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Bishop Robert C. Morlino was a courageous crusader for all that is good, true and beautiful
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The beauty of Thanksgiving is its simplicity.
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Let’s give thanks to the Muses who paved the pagan path to Christ.
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Sting needs to get his act together before the final curtain falls.
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Progressives see the dead as savages and kill the unborn. But for G.K. Chesterton, tradition is the extension of democracy through time and the enfranchisement of the unborn.
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The problem is not that anger is good enough for us but that we’re not good enough for it.
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Is The Lord of the Rings “a fundamentally religious and Catholic work”? You better believe it!
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I will never be the same. How can I be? I have felt the hand of God and of his angels and saints lifting me into His Presence.
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If there are no bunkers, or catacombs, or fortresses, it is sometimes necessary to construct them ourselves.
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“Progress is a useless word; for progress takes for granted an already defined direction: and it is exactly about the direction that we disagree.”
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Understanding who we are helps us understand the society and culture in which we live
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As the name of Joseph Ratzinger was proclaimed as the new Vicar of Christ, all heaven broke loose
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In C.S. Lewis, as in G.K. Chesterton, there is so much more to discover
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Those who forecast the death of Catholic culture may have been a little premature
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The perennial moral that Wonder Woman learns is that evil can never be finally destroyed in human history.
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Why the cave man is superior to “progressive” pride and prejudice
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“Outside is the night and strange things in the night”
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Society is crucifying itself through its hatred of the Cross
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How do we know what is truth? What are the means necessary to achieve the end?
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The Middle Ages mirror the truth about humanity in the holiest of its heights and in the decadence of its depths
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Assembling such a gathering of books around me, marooned in blessed solitude, I’m not sure that I would be in any hurry to be rescued.
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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 Director of Book Publishing at the Augustine Institute, and editor of the St. Austin Review, editor of Faith & Culture, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions, senior instructor with Homeschool Connections, and senior contributor at the Imaginative Conservative. His personal website is jpearce.co.


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.