In this episode of The Authority, join Joseph Pearce on a captivating journey through Robert Hugh Benson’s conversion to Catholicism in 1903—a significant event that sent shockwaves through the literary and religious landscape of his time. Explore Benson’s role as a writer, priest, and son of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and uncover the impact of his novels, particularly By What Authority? and The King’s Achievement.
Meet Your Host
Joseph Pearce is an English-born writer and convert to the Catholic Faith who lives in the USA. He is Director of Book Publishing at the Augustine Institute, editor of the St. Austin Review, and series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions. He is the author of numerous books, including the TAN Books best-seller Benedict XVI: Defender of the Faith.