The lyrics of the 'simple but haunting cowboy ballad' that is heard throughout 'High Noon' express a plea that is at the heart of the virtue of faith: 'Do not forsake me, O my darlin'.'
Our celebration of the Year of Faith continues with a study of those characters in the Old Testament who might be considered to be ‘models of faith’. Contained within these narratives of personal relationships with God are valuable lessons that can shape our own responses to God and to the gift of faith. But, as Nicholas King SJ warns us, ‘Old Testament faith is no easy matter.’
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