About Dr. Rao

Dr. John C. Rao, D. Phil. Oxon., is Associate Professor of History at St. John's University and Director of the Roman Forum (also see the Roman Forum Facebook page). A well-regarded speaker as well as writer, Dr. Rao presents lecture series on Church history in New York and as part of the Roman Forum's Summer Symposium at Lake Garda in Italy. The New York lecture series is open to the general public, and applications for the Summer Symposium are available through the Roman Forum's website. Tapes of those and other lectures are available from Keepthefaith.org.


Books and longer pieces

Books in print include Black Legends and the Light of the World: The War of Words with the Incarnate Word (The Remnant Press), and Removing the Blindfold: 19th Century Catholics and the Myth of Modern Freedom (Angelus Press). Other books and longer pieces include:

Shorter pieces

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Last updated December 10, 2014.