TAN Direction Episode 2: Sophocles

 

Episode 2: Sophocles

Joseph Pearce examines the Greek playwright Sophocles and his iconic story of Oedipus. Even though Sophocles lived hundreds of years before Christ, learn how the themes of suffering and acceptance from Oedipus apply to the deepest tenets of Christianity, and why Pearce considers Sophocles the second greatest playwright of all time.

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.

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