The family of prominent Catholic
author Stratford Caldecott has announced that he died yesterday of pancreatic
cancer, at the age of 60.
the UK Catholic Herald:
He was the G
K Chesterton Research Fellow at St Benet’s Hall, Oxford, co-editor of Magnificat UK and publisher of the
journal Second Spring. He also served
on the editorial board of the international theological journal Communio.
include Beauty in the Word: Rethinking
the Foundations of Education, Beauty
for Truth’s Sake: On the Re-enchantment of Education and The Power of the Ring: The Spiritual Vision
Behind the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
He was able
to complete a final book before his death, Not
As the World Gives: The Way of Creative Justice, published by Angelico
wrote a powerful essay on dying for The Imaginative Conservative.
He came to
global prominence in the months before his death when family members launched
the #CapForStrat campaign, inviting actors playing
superheroes in Hollywood films to send messages of support.
Last May, Michael
J. Lichens wrote about the #CapForStrat campaign
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