Joseph Pearce

JOSEPH PEARCE is a senior fellow at The Cardinal Newman Society and editor of its journal. He is a senior contributor at The Imaginative Conservative and senior editor at the Augustine Institute. His books include biographical works on C.S. Lewis, Shakespeare, Tolkien, Chesterton, Solzhenitsyn and Belloc.

Catholic Identity

The Educational Legacy of Don Briel and G. K. Chesterton

Thanksgiving for two who have inspired and rekindled a revival of Catholic education: the indomitable Don Briel and the inimitable G. K. Chesterton.

Catholic Identity Higher Ed

Faithful Catholic education: To retreat or engage?

The author agrees, but disagrees with George Weigel on whether or not to retreat from the world in order to form young men and women for cultural and spiritual battle


Further thoughts on teaching Dante

Anthony Esolen and Dorothy Sayers have produced the best translations of Dante’s Divine Comedy

Catholic Identity Opinion

Teaching Dante in Catholic schools

For a variety of reasons, Catholic teachers are only teaching about Dante’s Inferno, not Purgatorio or the Paradiso

Higher Ed News

Liberal arts with French in the heart of old Europe

Chavagnes International College’s new degree program is seeking new students—and it’s creating a buzz among faithful Catholics

Catholic Identity Higher Ed

Thoughts on education from Japan

Father Peter Milward’s book on university education needs a wider audience

Higher Ed News

When God makes way for gods

Emmanuel College has opened an inter-faith prayer room in order “to embrace all faiths”

Higher Ed Opinion

What is diversity?

Diversity is not found in most modern colleges and universities because true diversity has been sacrificed in the name of “diversity”

K-12 News

Announcing the Tolkien and Lewis High School Essay Contest

All high school students interested in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are cordially invited to submit an essay to this year’s contest

Catholic Identity Opinion

If music be the food of love, let’s teach it!

Good sacred music can be the food of love, helping us celebrate and worship the great Food of Love that is given to us in the Eucharist