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Snippets from My Biographies


I'm honoured to discover that excerpts from three of my biographies have been read by Dyann Brown in her eclectic and relaxing podcast series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3BGEWI-eH0

Snippets from My Biographies2020-11-25T21:33:58+00:00



We live in an age of Goliath in which megapowerful global institutions threaten to enslave the peoples of the world. How should Christians respond to Goliath and the threat of globalitarianism? Here are my thoughts on the thorny question: https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/11/globalitarianism-goliath-vs-people-joseph-pearce.html  


Giving Thanks with St. Francis and G. K. Chesterton


What's New in this week's Inner Sanctum: Joseph Pearce discusses and reads poems by St. Francis and G. K. Chesterton which are filled with the spirit of Thanksgiving. We continue our pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc, finding our pilgrim alone and lonely among the German-speaking Swiss. Continuing the weekly discussion of the Great Books, [...]

Giving Thanks with St. Francis and G. K. Chesterton2020-11-20T23:27:42+00:00

Discussing R. H. Benson & Other Literary Converts


Catholic World Report has published an interview I gave with a Polish journal on R. H. Benson and other literary converts: https://www.catholicworldreport.com/2020/11/13/robert-hugh-benson-literary-converts-and-the-church-in-a-dystopian-age/

Discussing R. H. Benson & Other Literary Converts2020-11-20T22:53:10+00:00

Othello in a Nutshell


Understanding the key elements of one of Shakespeare's darkest tragedies in a little over a thousand words.... https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/11/othello-nutshell-joseph-pearce.html  

Othello in a Nutshell2020-11-17T00:13:56+00:00

Breathless with Belloc and Singing with the Saints


Newly Posted to the Inner Sanctum Joseph Pearce celebrates this week's feast days of Saints Gertrude and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary by discussing and reading two poems by Saint Gertrude and a poem about Saint Elizabeth by Christina Rossetti. Continuing the pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc, we share his first breathtaking view of the [...]

Breathless with Belloc and Singing with the Saints2020-11-12T20:12:11+00:00

Literary Light Amid the Ruins


Amid the ruins of “progress” it is art, and particularly literature, that has proved the voice of the resistance.... https://www.ncregister.com/blog/light-amid-the-ruins  

Literary Light Amid the Ruins2020-11-10T21:57:57+00:00

Timelessness and Times Square


In my latest essay for the Imaginative Conservative I combine musings on the mystery of Time with a review of a collection of short stories by William Baer: https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/11/timelessness-times-square-and-other-stories-william-baer-joseph-pearce.html

Timelessness and Times Square2020-11-09T16:47:10+00:00

Heretics, Humour and the Horrors of War


Check out what's newly posted in the Inner Sanctum: Hear Belloc haranguing the heretics with rambunctious humour. Join Joseph Pearce's discussion of two poems about wounded veterans to commemorate Armistice Day and the UK's Remembrance Sunday. Join Virgil on Venus as Joseph Pearce continues and concludes his discussion of The Aeneid. Learn about life with [...]

Heretics, Humour and the Horrors of War2020-11-06T19:11:22+00:00

The Final Days of Bloody Bess


How did Queen Elizabeth I die? Did she have a happy ending? Or did she die a miserable death? All is revealed in my latest essay for the Imaginative Conservative: https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/11/final-days-bloody-bess-joseph-pearce.html

The Final Days of Bloody Bess2020-11-02T20:38:12+00:00
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