TAN Direction Episode 5: The Beowulf Poet


Episode 5: The Beowulf Poet

Joseph Pearce explores the mystery of the Beowulf poet, why the author was likely a Benedictine monk, the heresy the poem was refuting at the time and why it’s wildly relevant today, and how to correctly interpret one of the most magnificent and influential works in the history of English literature.

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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