International Institute for Culture



April 27, 2024    7:00 PM       
Location: Ivy Hall 
Joseph Pearce will explore the inextricable connection between the Good, the True and the Beautiful, making the necessary connections between faith and reason and between theology, philosophy, history and literature.  
Joseph Pearce will also be speaking at St. Charles Seminary the next day, April 28th. He will be speaking on GK Chesterton. 
A native of England, Joseph Pearce is the internationally acclaimed author of many books, which include bestsellers such as The Quest for Shakespeare, Tolkien: Man and Myth, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde, C. S. Lewis and The Catholic Church, Literary Converts, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton, Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile and Old Thunder: A Life of Hilaire Belloc. His books have been published and translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Croatian and Polish.  
He has hosted two 13-part television series about Shakespeare on EWTN, and has also written and presented documentaries on EWTN on the Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.  
He is Visiting Professor of Literature at Ave Maria University and Visiting Chair of Catholic Studies at Thomas More College. He is editor of the St. Austin Review, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions, senior instructor with Homeschool Connections, and senior contributor at the Imaginative Conservative and Crisis Magazine. His personal website is 
Reception to follow. 
Payments can be made at the door. All admission charges are simply a suggested donation. 
Event Location 
Ivy Hall 
6331 Lancaster Ave 
Philadelphia, PA 19151 
This event is sponsored by the American and Federal Associations of the Order of Malta and the Constantinian Order in their lecture series on Defense of the Faith. 

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