Recent writings from the Ink Desk
December 19th, 2014God or Mammon? Preview of the Next Issue of the St. Austin Reviewby Joseph Pearce
The January/February issue of the St. Austin Review is now winging its way to the printer.
The theme of the next issue is “God or Mammon? Choosing Christ in a World in Crisis”.» Continue Reading
December 18th, 2014Tolkien on EWTNby Joseph Pearce
The latest Tolkien special that I have written and presented for EWTN was aired this week. For those who missed it, or those who would like to see it again, it is now available on DVD:» Continue Reading
December 18th, 2014Elves, Hobbits, Men and DVDsby Kevin O'Brien
There are two projects I've done with EWTN that, in my opinion, are the best things the Network has done, from a production and creative point of view. The first is our Father Brown movie, The Honor of Israel Gow. And the second is the show I mentioned the other day, Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings": Elves, Hobbits and Men.» Continue Reading
It turns out the latter is available on DVD from the religious catalog - for only ten bucks! Well worth the price. You can order it here.
March 2nd, 2010Hot Off the Pressby Joseph Pearce
Long awaited sequel examines Shakespeare's plays in light of his Catholic faith
2/24/2010 - 12:59 PM PST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (February 24, 2010) - A new book just released from Ignatius Press, "Through Shakespeare's Eyes: Seeing the Catholic Presence in the Plays", gives further evidence of what many people have long suspected: that the famous William Shakespeare was indeed a Catholic. Fulfilling the promise he made in his previous book, "The Quest for Shakespeare", bestselling literary writer Joseph Pearce analyzes in this volume three of Shakespeare's immortal plays - "The Merchant of Venice", "Hamlet" and "King Lear" - in order to uncover the Bard's Catholic beliefs.» Continue Reading