Kresta in the Afternoon – February 7, 2020 – Hour 2

+  The Thomas More You Don’t Know (full hour)

  • Description: It's the birthday of St Thomas More. He's well-known as a lawyer and assistant to King Henry who fought the Reformation and was martyred for his faith. But there's a lesser-known side: Thomas More the Writer. He's the author of twenty books as well as hundreds of letters and poems, many of them written from prison. Gerry Wegemer joins us.
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    • Gerry Wegemer
      Dr Gerry Wegemer is professor of English at the University of Dallas, where he directs the Center for Thomas More Studies. He is the co-editor of The Essential Works of Thomas More
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    • The Essential Works of Thomas More

      The first comprehensive one-volume collection of St.Thomas More’s writing In this book, Wegemer and Smith assemble More’s most important English and Latin works for the first time in a single volume. This volume reveals the breadth of More’s writing and includes a comprehensive selection of his works on theology, political philosophy, and law, as well as his poetry and prose. It provides the most complete picture of More’s work available and will serve as a major, foundational resource for early modern scholars, teachers, and students. (learn more)

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