Recent writings from the Ink Desk
April 23rd, 2014The Eternal Shakespeareby Joseph Pearce
Here's another article celebrating the Bard's birthday that I've published today, this one in The Imaginative Conservative:» Continue Reading
April 23rd, 2014The Most Insidious Problem in the Church - and Sir Mix-a-Lot Too!by Kevin O'Brien
In Part One of this post, I quoted Jeff Ostrowski of Corpus Christi Watershed as he showed the similarity between a sappy setting of the Gloria by renegade priest Dan Schutte and the theme to "My Little Pony". The tunes are disturbingly similar.
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Click on the links and compare them yourselves.
April 23rd, 2014My New Position at Aquinas Collegeby Joseph Pearce
I'm delighted to announce my new position at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee.
From July 1st I will take up the position of Director of the Aquinas Center for Faith and Culture and will also become Aquinas College's writer-in-residence, teaching a course on Modern Christian Literature in the Fall semester.
Here's the Aquinas College press release announcing my appointment:» Continue Reading
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