Christopher Derrick

Christopher Derrick

Christopher Hugh Derrick (12 de junio de 19212 de octubre de 2007) fue el hijo del artista, ilustrador y caricaturista Thomas Derrick. Fue educado en el Douai School entre 1934 y 1939, y en el Magdalen College, Oxford, donde sus estudios fueron interrumpidos al ingresar a la Royal Air Force durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Desde 1953 hasta 1965 fue uno de los administrativos de la Universidad de Londres, trabajando también para una editorial (como publisher's reader). En adelante trabajó de forma independiente como consejero literario para varias editoriales, como crítico literario y como escritor. Falleció el 2 de octubre de 2007 a la edad de 86 años.


  • The Moral and Social Teaching of the Church. New Library of Catholic Knowledge vol. 8. London: Burns & Oates. 1964.
  • Light of Revelation and Non-Christians, edited by Christopher Derrick. Staten Island, NY: Alba House. 1965.
  • Trimming the Ark: Catholic Attitudes and the Cult of Change. London: Hutchinson. 1969. ISBN 0-09-096850-6
  • Reader's Report on the Writing of Novels: a publisher's reader examines the pitfalls facing the aspiring novelist. London: Gollancz. 1969. ISBN 0-575-00266-2
  • Honest Love and Human Life: Is the Pope Right about Contraception?. London: Hutchinson. 1969. ISBN 0-09-098780-2
  • The Delicate Creation: Towards a Theology of the Environment. London: Tom Stacey Ltd. 1972. ISBN 0-85468-203-1
En Español La Creación Delicada. Madrid: Encuentro, 1987. ISBN 978-84-7490-159-7
En Español Huid Del Escepticismo. Madrid: Encuentro, 1992. ISBN 978-84-7490-065-1
  • Joy Without a Cause: Selected Essays of Christopher Derrick. La Salle, Ill.: Sherwood Sugden. 1979. ISBN 0-89385-004-7
  • The Rule of Peace: St. Benedict and the European Future. Still River, Mass.: St. Bede's Publications. 1980. ISBN 0-932506-01-1. Reissued 2002. ISBN 978-0-932506-01-6
  • C. S. Lewis and the Church of Rome. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. 1981. ISBN 0-89870-009-4
  • Church Authority and Intellectual Freedom. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. 1981. ISBN 0-89870-011-6
  • Sex and Sacredness: A Catholic Homage to Venus. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. 1982. ISBN 0-89870-018-3
  • That Strange Divine Sea: Reflections on Being a Catholic. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. 1983. ISBN 0-89870-029-9
  • Too Many People?: A Problem in Values. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. 1985. ISBN 0-89870-071-X
  • Words and the Word: Notes on our Catholic vocabulary. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. 1987. ISBN 0-89870-130-9


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