All Saints Day Special (Pre-recorded)

Listen
Friday, Nov 1, 2013 - 7pm ET

Dale Ahlquist is the President and Co-Founder of the American Chesterton Society, creator and host of the television series “G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense” (EWTN), and author of G.K. Chesterton – The Apostle of Common Sense (Ignatius 2003) and Common Sense 101 – Lessons from Chesterton (Ignatius 2006).

The author of almost twenty books, Joseph Pearce is the foremost Catholic biographer of the past two decades. He has chronicled the life and works of G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien, among others. Pearce is co-editor of the St. Austin Review and host of the EWTN program, The Quest for Shakespeare. He is currently Writer-in-Residence and Visiting Fellow at Thomas More College of Liberal Arts. An accomplished teacher and speaker, Pearce has lectured at many major colleges and universities throughout the world. 

Race with the Devil: My Journey from Racial Hatred to Rational Love
Before he was the world's foremost Catholic biographer, Joseph Pearce was a leader of the National Front, a British-nationalist, white-supremacist group. Before he published books highlighting and celebrating the great Catholic cultural tradition, he disseminated literature extolling the virtues of the white race, and calling for the banishment of all non-white from Britain. Pearce and his cohorts were at the center of the racial and nationalist tensions—often violent—that swirled around London in the late-1970s and early 80s. Eventually Pearce became a top member of the National Front, and the editor of its newspaper, The Bulldog. He was a full-time revolutionary. In 1982 he was imprisoned for six months for hate speech, but he came out with more anger, and more resolve. Several years later, he was imprisoned again, this time for a year and it spurred a sea change in his life. In Race with the Devil: My Journey from Racial Hatred to Rational Love, Pearce himself takes the reader through his journey from racist revolutionary to Christian