As a way of celebrating the feast of Corpus Christi, I’ve written this essay about Chesterton’s love for this particular feast and his love for the Eucharist:
I ask and endeavour to answer this thorny question in an essay just published by the National Catholic Register:
Here is what’s newly posted this week in the Inner Sanctum:
- In the Poem of the Week podcast I discuss and read three of my favourite sonnets by Shakespeare.
- Continuing our reading of some of the best of Chesterton’s essays in the Revisitng Old Favourties podcast, we focus on GKC’s celebrated essay on “Cheese”.
- In the “Home is Where the Hearth Is” podcast I conclude the series on “What Every Catholic Should Know About Literature” with a discussion of Twentieth Century Literature.
- This week’s Ladydale Diary continues the day-to-day life with the Pearce family, including the ongoing battle with the marauding fox, as well as updates on my current writing, research and online work.
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There’s no denying that James Joyce is an enigma. This excellent review by Mike Aquilina of the even more excellent book by Fr. Colum Power sheds more light on this murky subject than most:
I was very pleased to see that the Imaginative Conservative has published this review of my book, C. S. Lewis & the Catholic Church: