Michael W. Higgins


  • Michael W. Higgins

    Michael W. Higgins is Basilian Distinguished Fellow of Contemporary Catholic Thought, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, Distinguished Professor of Catholic Thought Emeritus, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut and the author of numerous books including Stalking the Holy: In Pursuit of Saint Making (Anansi, 2006).

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Should Queen Elizabeth II be sainted?

In a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of Queen Elizabeth first published in The New Yorker May 20, 2002, the notoriously acerbic British novelist Martin Amis observed that “monarchical emotion is emotion hugely magnified. It asks for a detachment that Queen Elizabeth only imperfectly commands.”

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