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Shakespear's Hidden Catholicism

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posted on Dec, 23 2005 @ 05:54 AM
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Interesting conspiracy theory - Investigating Shakespear's
hidden Catholicism. Thought you all would find this captivating -
with all the discussion of coded language and hidden meanings
in his work and all

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Code: ZE05122123
Date: 2005-12-21
Zenit News

Investigating Shakespeare's Hidden Catholicism

Clare Asquith on the Bard's Faith and Coded Works

LONDON, DEC. 21, 2005 (Zenit.org).- As the wife of a British diplomat
posted in Moscow during the Cold War, Clare Asquith witnessed firsthand
how double-entendres in Soviet theater communicated secret meanings to
audiences.

Her experience in Moscow opened her eyes to underlying messages in the
plays and poems of William Shakespeare, who Asquith believes was a
covert Roman Catholic in the days of Protestant Elizabethan England.

Asquith, author of "Shadowplay: The Hidden Beliefs and Coded Politics of
William Shakespeare" (PublicAffairs), shared with ZENIT her evidence of the
Bard's Catholicism and the possible meaning behind his famous words.

Read the VERY interesting interview here -
www.zenit.org...




[edit on 12/23/2005 by FlyersFan]




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