Writer and Editor, Joseph Pearce, discusses Catholic themes in Shakespeare's historical works.
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...
Lepanto Here is the story behind the modern conflict between Christianity and Islam, between Protestant and Catholic Europe, and the origin of the Feast of the Holy Rosary. A fascinating blend of literature, history, religion and romance!
"Deviating from faith, they are implicated in the darkness of perpetual blindness, although they have the day of Christ and the light of the Church before them; while seeing nothing, they open their mouth as if they knew everything, keen for vain things and dull for things eternal."
~ Ambrose, Bishop, Father and Doctor of the Church, Saint; commenting in the 4th century on the "wise of the world" who look askance at Christianity, a conflict that has existed from the very birth of the Faith (see "Science and the Church").