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A Good Woman is Hard to Find


Flannery O'Connor might not have been a saint but she wrote brilliantly: https://www.ncregister.com/blog/josephpearce/a-good-woman-is-hard-to-find-the-racism-of-flannery-oconnor

A Good Woman is Hard to Find2020-08-31T13:42:35+00:00

Going to Hell with C. S. Lewis


Not literally (Deo gratias!) but literarily.... https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/08/going-hell-purgatory-cs-lewis-joseph-pearce.html

Going to Hell with C. S. Lewis2020-08-24T15:46:58+00:00

Saints, Sinners & Suffering


The next issue of the St. Austin Review is at the printer. The theme of the September/October issue is Saints, Sinners & Suffering. Highlights include: Garner Richardson surveys “The Soul-Tree of St. Catherine of Siena”. Paul J. Voss muses on “Thomas More’s Confinement in the Tower of London”. Jackson T. Herne hearkens to “St. Bernadette’s [...]

Saints, Sinners & Suffering2020-08-18T22:22:25+00:00

Waxing on Wilde


Here's the interview I did with Deal Hudson on his "Church and Culture" show on Ave Maria Radio, in which we discuss the inimitable Oscar Wilde:  https://avemariaradio.net/audio-archive/church-and-culture-august-15-2020-hour-2/

Waxing on Wilde2020-08-18T22:08:59+00:00

Life after Death with the Poets


The greatest poets have always asked the most important questions. One of the most important questions concerns the destiny of the human soul after death. What happens to us once we shuffle off this mortal coil? Those who believe that nothing happens have nothing to say, which is another way of saying that atheists do [...]

Life after Death with the Poets2020-08-17T18:49:28+00:00

Shakespeare’s Farewell


Why did Shakespeare take early retirement, leaving London and returning to Stratford? This is the question I investigate in my latest essay for the Imaginative Conservative.

Shakespeare’s Farewell2020-08-14T14:09:35+00:00
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