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The Quotable Knox: A Topical Compendium of the Wit and Wisdom of Ronald Knox

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Monsignor Ronald Knox was a scholar, preacher, essayist, poet and mystery writer who, throughout his long career, always defended the common man against the elite's latest fads and vices. This book provides quotes from the variety of Knox's numerous works to give readers a sense of that Orthodox tradition. Also included is a bibliography of Knox's works, indices of sources ...more
Paperback, 227 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Ignatius Press
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There are some really great gems in this compendium. Makes me want to read his works.
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Monsignor Ronald Arbuthnott Knox was a Roman Catholic priest, theologian, author of detective stories, as well as a writer and a regular broadcaster for BBC Radio.

Knox had attended Eton College and won several scholarships at Balliol College, Oxford. He was ordained an Anglican priest in 1912 and was appointed chaplain of Trinity College, Oxford, but he left in 1917 upon his conversion to Catholic
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