Dr Thomas Howard: Former Episcopalian

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September 5, 1997

Thomas Howard was raised in a prominent Evangelical home (his sister is well-known author and former missionary Elisabeth Elliot), became Episcopalian in his mid-twenties, then entered the Catholic Church in 1985, at the age of fifty. Dr. Howard is an English professor (recently retired, after nearly forty years of teaching), who taught at Gordon College and then at St. John’s Seminary. He is a highly acclaimed writer and scholar. He has written the following books: “Evangelical Is Not Enough”, “Lead, Kindly Light”, “On Being Catholic” and “Dove Descending: A Journey Into T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets”.