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Love vs. Nihilism in “King Lear”by Kevin O'Brien
Over at the Christian Shakespeare, I've been given permission to reprint an essay from Logos by Shakespeare scholar Ken Colston on how sacrificial love redeems nihilism in Shakespeare's King Lear. Colston sees Lear as a fully Catholic play, and unpacks its Christian elements, using C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton and Pope Benedict.
Well worth the read!
Selective Reading List for Catholic Inquirersby Kevin Kennelly
A wise and scholarly friend recently drafted a superb list of books for use in responding to individuals who have expressed an interest in Catholicism. Included are Catholic classics of old ....Apologia Pro Vita Sua.....and excellent works of more recent vintage.....'Literary Converts' by Joseph Pearce.
We encourage readers to add their own favorites to this excellent but not exhaustive list.
Morality in the Market Placeby Joseph Pearce
My latest article for the Imaginative Conservative is a review of A Catechism for Business: