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”.

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  • 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: 

    http://www.ewtnreligiouscatalogue.com/shop.axd/ProductDetails?edp_no=28883

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  • 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.

    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.

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  • 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.

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Current Issue of StAR

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American Literature and Christian Faith

Sample Articles from Issue

November/December Table of Contents

The Desire for Place in the Great American Novel