Joseph Pearce

The Genius of J. R. R. Tolkien

The Genius of J. R. R. Tolkien

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of J.R.R. Tolkien with Joseph Pearce as your guide. Join “The Genius of J.R.R. Tolkien” course and delve into the rich tapestry of Tolkien’s life, theology, and timeless works. Uncover the hidden treasures of “The Lord of the Rings” as you explore the connections between its characters and biblical figures, revealing profound symbolism and spiritual insight.

Discover the enchanting tale of “The Hobbit” and its wisdom on humanity’s relationship with God. Pearce’s illuminating course offers valuable insights into Tolkien’s narratives, deepening your understanding of the human experience and our connection to the divine.

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About the Presenter

Prof. Joseph Pearce is a visiting professor of literature and a renowned author with many internationally acclaimed bestsellers, including works such as “The Quest for Shakespeare,” “Tolkien: Man and Myth,” and “C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church.” His books have been translated into multiple languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Croatian, and Polish. Pearce is not only an accomplished author, but also a host of two 13-part television series covering Shakespeare on EWTN, as well as a writer and presenter of documentaries discussing Catholicism in “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit.” His talents extend beyond literature, with his off-Broadway performance in the verse drama, “Death Comes for the War Poets,” having received critical acclaim. Pearce is a frequent participant and lecturer at various literary events held in the United States, Canada, Britain, Europe, Africa, and South America. He is also the editor of the “St. Austin Review” and series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions. Additionally, he is a senior instructor at Homeschool Connections and senior contributor at “Imaginative Conservative and Crisis Magazine.”
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