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Tim Stanley on traditionalism, his journey to Catholicism and the role of a journalist

Tim Stanley on traditionalism, his journey to Catholicism and the role of a journalist

Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to historian and leader writer for Daily Telegraph Tim Stanley. 01/09/2021

Tim is a journalist, historian and broadcaster specialising in US history, politics and religion. He is leader writer for the Daily Telegraph, and contributing editor at the Catholic Herald. His new book ‘Whatever Happened to Tradition?‘ is out in October 2021.

In this episode he speaks about his Baptist, socialist and spiritualist childhood, his conversion from Marxist atheism to Catholicism at Cambridge, his vision for what conservatism offers society, and how he sees his role as a journalist.


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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 1 September 2021

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