What effect did the Chinese people have on the life and work of Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci and his companions? Professor Nicolas Standaert considers how the thought and customs of those who received the mission, the Chinese people, shaped the work and ideas of the Jesuits.
Director: Marco Bellocchio
Starring: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filipo Timi
UK Release date: 14 May 2010
Certificate: 15 (128 mins)
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Max Von Sidow, William Hurt, Mark Strong
UK Release date: 12 May 2010
Director: Christopher Morris
Starring: Kayvan Novak, Riz Ahmed, Nigel Lindsay, Benedict Cumberbatch, Preeya Kalidas
UK Release date: 7 May 2010
For the Elizabethan government, for some Catholic contemporaries and for a few subsequent historians, Robert Persons exemplified the Jesuit of myth and legend.
Michael Barnes SJ examines the themes in Meeting God in Friend and Stranger, which reminds us that whenever we embrace the ‘atmosphere of curiosity’ that stimulates interreligious exchanges, we are participating in the very dialogue that God initiated with humankind.
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