Dr Dudley Plunkett, former Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton and Senior Tutor at the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham UK, has an Oxford BA and a University of Chicago PhD. He is a Catholic layman and has authored several books on spiritual and religious topics, He lives in Southampton. He and his wife have two sons, one of them a Catholic parish priest.
Previous works include:
1990 Secular and Spiritual Values: Grounds for Hope in Education (London: Routledge), re-issued in 2018.
1990 Queen of Prophets: the Spiritual Message of Medjugorje (London: DLT), US edition 1992.
1997 Heaven Wants to be Heard (Leominster: Gracewing).
2007 Saving Secular Society (Stoke on Trent: Alive Publishing).
2013 A Complete Guide to the Rosary (Crown of Thorns Publications).