Was Shakespeare a Catholic?


#1

It seems Shakespeare looks more Catholic than Protestant playwright. May his works contain any hidden doctrines? May his works enrich Catholic apologetics? Are there any Catholic theological explorations of Shakespeare?


#2

It’s possible that Shakespeare was Catholic, but scholars do not know enough about his life to say for certain. His plays though do indeed contain more of a Catholic than Protestant sensibility to them. For more information, I recommend the book linked below.

Recommended reading:

Shadowplay by Clare Asquith


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