Faith in Shakespeare

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Here you will find other web resouces to follow up on the religious themes in Shakespeare.
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Was Shakespeare a Catholic? This is one of the many controversies about him. Click here for a review of this issue.

For a general discussion of the impact of religion in Shakespeare's works, as well as the religious climate of the time and Shakespeare's upbringing click here.

Click here for an essay on some of the themes of Macbeth, including some of the religious issues.

For a comparison of the religious and business attitudes of Antonio and Shylock in merchant of Venice click here.

For a short essay on the role of religion in Hamlet click here.

Click here for a detailed essay on the struggle between good and evil in Shakespeare's writings.

To what extent did Shakespeare have a "Catholic imagination"? Click here for a detailed examination of the issue.