Shall Rome Reconquer England? by Joseph Hocking

Includes the essays: “Why Did England Become A Protestant Nation ?”, “Why Romanism Ruins A Country” and “The Determination Of Rome To Reconquer Great Britain”

Joseph Hocking is the Lutheran Librarian’s favorite Christian novelist. During his lifetime he was widely read and greatly beloved throughout the English speaking world. Most of his books deal in some way with the struggles and conflicts of living as a Christian in the modern world.

The Lutheran Library is republishing many of Joseph Hocking’s novels. If you have any of Hocking’s 50 “lost” books, please contact us.


  • Titlepage
  • Foreword
  • Contents
  • 1 Why Did England Become A Protestant Nation ?
  • 2 Why Romanism Ruins A Country
  • 3 The Determination Of Rome To Reconquer Great Britain
  • 4 Rome’s Prospects Of Success
  • 5 What Would Be The Result If Rome Were To Capture England?
  • 6 An Appeal To Facts
  • 7 The Duty Of Protestants

Publication Information

  • Lutheran Library edition first published: 2020 updated: 2024
  • Copyright: CC BY 4.0
Joseph Hocking
Joseph Hocking

Joseph Hocking (1860-1937), was a Cornish writer and United Methodist Free Church minister. His novels were immensely popular in his lifetime. Many of his 100 books are available at no charge from the Lutheran Library.