Malcolm Muggeridge Biography
(Journalist and Author)
Birthday: March 24, 1903 (Aries)
Born In: Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey, England, UK
Malcolm Muggeridge was a a prominent English journalist and author of his times. Some of his well-known works include ‘The Earnest Atheist’, ‘Affairs of the Heart’, ‘Jesus Rediscovered’ and ‘A Third Testament’. Apart from writing, he also worked as a teacher in India and Egypt. He was a left-wing partisan and later, became a dynamic anti-communist. He was also attributed with propagating Mother Teresa’s works and the Roman Catholic doctrine. However, before he got into writing full-time, he joined the Intelligence Corps and served the MI5 in a number of countries including Mozambique, France and Italy, at the outbreak of World War II. Once the war ended, he became a daily columnist and wrote articles for multifarious newspapers including the ‘Daily Telegraph’ and ‘The Evening’. In this period, he also produced several important BBC films with a religious theme, including, ‘In the Footsteps of St. Paul’. Towards the end of his life, he became a religious and moral campaigner.