Innocence and Wisdom in Narnia
A native of England, Prof. Pearce is Director of the Center for Faith and Culture at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee, and Visiting Fellow at Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, New Hampshire. He is editor of the St. Austin Review, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions, and executive director of Catholic Courses.
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, Joseph Pearce is a world-recognized biographer of modern Christian literary figures. His books have been published and translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Mandarin and Polish. Pearce 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.
Dr. Amy Fahey
Children's Literature: Restoring the Imagination for All Ages
Dr. Amy Fahey teaches literature and writing at the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, New Hampshire. A graduate of Hillsdale College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Fahey’s teaching interests include Anglo-Saxon and Medieval literature, Scandinavian literature, the modern short story, and twentieth-century Catholic writers Sigrid Undset and Flannery O’Connor.
Before coming to Thomas More College, Dr. Fahey taught literature and writing courses at Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia. Her essay on science and the poetry of Byron, Shelley, and Keats, will appear in the forthcoming Ignatius Press volume of English Romantic writers. Dr. Fahey and her husband, William, have been homeschooling their five children for over a decade.