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Literary Converts By Joseph Pearce

Literary Converts
by Joseph Pearce

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Despite falling church attendance, the lives and work of many leading literary figures of the 20th century have been influenced by Christianity. This book examines those writers who have converted to Catholicism or Anglicanism, including Oscar Wilde, H.G. Wells, Evelyn Waugh and T.S. Eliot.
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Literary Converts by Joseph Pearce

A biographical exploration into the spiritual lives of some of the greatest writers in the English language this century The twentieth century has been marked both by belief and unbelief. While attendance at church has declined dramatically, the lives of many of the greatest leaders have been influenced and inspired by Christianity. In LITERARY CONVERTS Joseph Pearce explores the world of some of the finest writers in the English language who have believed. Most of those included converted to Roman Catholicism and some to Anglicanism. The list is like a 'Who's Who' of the last one hundred years: Oscar Wilde, Evelyn Waugh, C S Lewis, Malcolm Muggeridge, Graham Greene, George Bernard Shaw, H G Wells, Hilaire Belloc, G K Chesterton, Dorothy Sayers, T S Eliot and J R R Tolkien.

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About Joseph Pearce


Joe Pearce is the author of WISDOM AND INNOCENCE, a biography of GK Chesterton (Hodder), TOLKIEN MAN AND MYTH (HarperCollins) and is to write a biography of Solzhenitsyn for us next year. A young writer who we are developing as a HarperCollins author.

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GOR002616954
Literary Converts by Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
1999-05-04
448
0006281117
9780006281115
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