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The Best and Worst of Times:
11th–13th Century with Joseph Pearce
January 23, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The History of Christendom:
An Eight-part Lecture Series
with Joseph Pearce,
St. John Henry Newman Visiting Chair in Catholic Studies at Thomas More College
The Best and Worst of Times: 11th–13th Century
Join us as renowned Catholic author Joseph Pearce lectures on the history of Christendom based on his forthcoming book, The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful: History in Three Dimensions. Each lecture will weave the tapestry of the centuries with the goodness of the saints, the wickedness of the worldly, and the beauty of great art. These lectures will be live-streamed and recorded.
October 10: The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful: History in Three Dimensions
November 14: From Christ to Constantine: The Early Church
December 12: The Death and Resurrection of Rome: 5th-10th Century
January 23: The Best and Worst of Times: 11th-13th Century
February 6: Rupture and Reformation: 14th-16th Century
March 6: Religion and Superstition: 17th-18th Century
March 27: Revolution, Revelation and Revival: 19th Century
April 17: Wars of Irreligion: 20th Century
Joseph Pearce is an internationally-acclaimed author and the Director of Book Publishing at the Augustine Institute. He is the editor of the St. Austin Review, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions, and senior contributor at the Imaginative Conservative.
“It is truly an honour to have been named the St. John Henry Newman Visiting Chair in Catholic Studies at Thomas More College. I can think of no other faithful Catholic college with which I’d rather be associated.”
Image: Richard the Lionheart on His Way to Jerusalem by James William Glass