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From White Supremacist to Catholic Writer

From White Supremacist to Catholic Writer

Joseph Pearce, an accomplished writer best known for his literary biographies, tells of his own conversion from disillusioned, hate-filled young man to committed follower of Christ. Here he presents his early life, which included a stint in a skinhead band, white supremacist activity, violent demonstrations, and time spent in prison, and how he eventually embraced God’s grace and mercy. Joseph is one of the most prolific Catholic authors of our time and now serves as senior editor for the Augustine Institute.

 

I grew up with a brother and friends who listened to the punk band that Joseph Pearce sang in. I witnessed and was also pulled in by dark forces in my adolescence as a result of family and cultural dysfunction. As a young adult I danced back and forth with the Catholic faith of my childhood until my own life traumas and hurts finally brought me to my knees, and ultimately back to the pew. Joseph's CD shows us not only the power of our faith (and our faith COMMUNITY - our Catholic FAMILY) but allows us to understand how the forces of darkness work on the most vulnerable and how God's grace works to save us, sometimes through miraculous signs. I am buying this cd for some of the young men in my life/family who are desperately seeking intiation and a sense of belonging, and finding only shallow or unhealthy responses to this quest via the culture. The spiritual quest is the ultimate! And our Catholic faith is the richest tradtion to support our journey. Thank you Joseph Pearce for sharing your story! Alison - Bend, OR
Inspirational, Personal Growth, Conversion Stories
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Shakespeare the Catholic

Shakespeare the Catholic

Playwright. Poet. Actor. Catholic? Much has been studied and written about William Shakespeare, perhaps the greatest and most famous author in the English language. With compelling detail and wit, Joseph Pearce outlines the objective, documented, and historical evidence that both Shakespeare and his family were practicing Roman Catholics, who persevered in professing and promoting the faith even in the midst of great persecution. The evidence is staggering, and illumines a remarkable cultural opportunity for evangelization in a "post-Christian" world.

 
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Understanding The Lord of the Rings as a Catholic Book

Understanding The Lord of the Rings as a Catholic Book

Joseph Pearce, a prolific writer best known for his outstanding literary biographies, reveals in detail how J.R.R. Tolkien’s famous work, The Lord of the Rings, is at its core a Catholic work. Through linguistic clues and analysis of its characters, he explains the spiritual and theological depth of this masterpiece of English literature. With humor and clarity, Joseph shows the brilliance of Tolkien and offers all Christians a topic with which to engage others in conversation about our great Faith.

 

I love The Lord of the Rings and this is a great talk. Porter (age 12) - Arvada, CO
Biblical Truths, Personal Growth
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