One of the greatest modern Catholic writers and defenders of the Faith.
Born into a high-achieving Anglican family and having succeeded brilliantly at Eton and Oxford, it was as an Anglican clergyman (during the First World War) that Knox began his celebrated conversion to Catholicism. Fr Beck describes Knoxs intellectual and pastoral journey and the increasing impact it had on Anglicans and Catholics alike. Knoxs prodigious gifts as a writer of apologetics, speaker and broadcaster, and his great work of translating the Bible into English, contributed greatly to the life of the Church and remain his lasting legacy. He died in 1957.
Fr Ashley Beck is Assistant Priest of the Catholic parish of Beckenhamand the representative of the Roman Catholic Bishops Conferenceon the CEWERN Management Committee.
A friend to Harold MacMillan, Evelyn Waugh and G K Chesterton, fellow of Trinity, later a chaplain to the Catholic students always an Oxford charactera brilliant man in every way
- Hermeneutic of Continuity, Fr Tim Finigan