The Anointed Imagination Conference – Literature and the Light of Christ
A Conference about creativity and Christian Faith featuring Joseph Pearce, KV Turley, the one and only Sir Charles Coulombe and a closing talk by Mike Church “Imagining a world that has returned to vocations”! Your one-price, complete audio recording series will feature ALL the talks listed below including TEN lectures by Joseph Pearce that Chavagnes Academy bills as “An introduction to a Masters Degree!”
Purchase The Anointed Imagination Conference, Early Bird Special, prior to the conference start and you’ll get access to the all the talks when they are delivered LIVE! on the Crusade Channel AND then afterward, you’ll receive the entire, FIVE DAY, 20 plus lecture production as a digital download, all for just $50.00!!
This year’s summer The Anointed Imagination Conference is built around a course of ten 90-minute lectures from Joseph Pearce, the internationally acclaimed literary scholar, tracing the development of literature from the ancient world to the present day. An added attraction this year is a special excursion to visit the castle at Angers.
Joesph Pearce Lectures – Monday, July 22
Lecture One – The Muses and the Talents: Christian Theology and the Literary Imagination
Lecture Two – Splintered Fragments of the True Light: Homer, Sophocles and Virgil
Tuesday, July 23
Lecture Three – The Muses Baptized: Augustine, Boethius and Beowulf
Lecture Four – Anthropos and Homo Viator: Aquinas, Dante and Chaucer
Wednesday, July 24
Lecture Five – The Outlawed Muse I: Elizabethan Shakespeare
Lecture Six – The Outlawed Muse II: Jacobean Shakespeare
Thursday, July 25
Lecture Seven – Reason, Revolution and Romanticism: The Romantic Poets
Lecture Eight – Rome and Romanticism: Newman and Hopkins
Friday, July 26
Lecture Nine – The Chesterbelloc: Belloc and Chesterton
Lecture Ten – The Muse Triumphant: Waugh and Tolkien
Full Conference Broadcast & Recording Schedule
Compleat Conference Schedule (times are Chavagne France)
Monday July 22nd
9.30: Welcome session, with opening remarks from Father Mark Lawler, Ferdi McDermott, and other members of the speakers’ panel. To include a presentation of the Chavagnes Studium.
10.00: The Muses and the Talents: Christian Theology and the Literary Imagination,
12.00: All is not quiet on the western front: culture wars and their casualties in the modern world,
Dr David Daintree, Director, Christopher Dawson Centre for Cultural Studies, Tasmania.
14.30: Splintered Fragments of the True Light: Homer, Sophocles and Virgil, Joseph Pearce
17:00: Philosophy of Education I, Professor Anthony O’Hear, OBE
Tuesday July 23rd
8.30: The Muses Baptized: Augustine, Boethius and Beowulf, Joseph Pearce
10.30: The Apocalypse and its representation in Christian Art, Professor Anthony O’Hear
12.00 – 17.00: Excursion to Angers, led by Professor Anthony O’Hear, OBE. (special feature podcast to be produced by Mike Church)
17.30: Anthropos and Homo Viator: Aquinas, Dante and Chaucer, Joseph Pearce.
Wednesday July 24th
9.00: The Outlawed Muse I: Elizabethan Shakespeare, Joseph Pearce
11.00: Philosophy of Education II, Professor Anthony O’Hear OBE.
15.00 : The Outlawed Muse II: Jacobean Shakespeare, Joseph Pearce
Thursday July 25th
9.00: Reason, Revolution and Romanticism: The Romantic Poets, Joseph Pearce
11.00: Rome and Romanticism: Newman and Hopkins, Joseph Pearce
14.00-18.00: Lecture and Seminar: Living and working as a Christian writer , with Fiorella Fiorella de Maria and K.V. Turley
Friday July 26th
8.30: The Chesterbelloc: Belloc and Chesterton, Joseph Pearce
11.00: The Muse Triumphant: Waugh and Tolkien, Joseph Pearce
14.30: “The Holy Grail: Heroic Myth or Key to Heaven?”, Charles Coulombe.
16.00: “Imagining a world that has returned to vocations”, Mike Church
17.00 : Musical pilgrimage around Chavagnes: we will go to the chapel of the Ursulines of Jesus, to pay our respects at the tomb of the Venerable Louis Marie Baudouin and hear the Loret/Debierre/Bouvet organ (1863, 1901, 1953, 1960) there, then a short visit to the parish church with another mini-concert of baroque music on its German Baroque-style organ, built by Gérard Guuillemin in 1989, then finally a prayer in our own chapel and a sample of French romantic music on our own Louis Debierre organ from 1879. (Organists : Louis Marie Boissinot aand Dominique de Bréhende).