Following the death of his mother and during a time of crisis in the Catholic Church, New York Times columnist Timothy Egan decided to examine his own connection to the Catholic faith. A self-described "skeptic by profession," Egan embarked on a thousand-mile, months-long journey from Canterbury to Rome along a medieval pilgrimage route. We'll talk to him about his quest and his reflections on Christianity, history and modernity.
Journalist Timothy Egan Explores Faith on Journey From England to Rome
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New York Times columnist and author of "A Pilgrimage to Eternity," Timothy Egan. (Ruth Fremson)
Timothy Egan, columnist, The New York Times; author, "A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith"