Fr Robert Lauder, priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn who teaches literature at St John’s University, has given a lecture on Brideshead Revisited that is now available online. Click here. The lecture is part of a series on the Catholic Novel and was broadcast over a religious network on 8 March 2017. It is not clear how long it may remain available online. It takes about 14 minutes and a central element is a reference to a 2013 article by Bishop Robert Barron entitled “Evangelizing Through Beauty”. According to Fr Lauder, this brief essay is key for his students to unlocking the novel’s religious theme. You might want to read that first.
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