Nathan Koblintz explores the envious relationship between Salieri and Mozart in Peter Shaffer’s Oscar-winning film, Amadeus (1984).
Introducing the ‘Seven Deadly Sins on Film’, Nicholas Austin SJ looks at the powerful thriller Seven and asks what accounts for the perennial attraction of the seven deadly sins.
In Boris Johnson’s address to the Conservative Party conference yesterday, he pledged to take steps to draw young people away from gang culture in light of August’s riots.
A startling exhibition of relics at the British Museum until 9 October features important contributions from the British Province of the Society of Jesus and Stonyhurst College.
The discovery of the Higgs boson might be able to answer many important questions for scientists, but there are always further questions to ask for believers in God, writes Michael Smith SJ. Will ‘The Grand Theory of Everything’, which rests upon the discovery of the Higgs boson, really tell us the whole story?
Syrian Jesuit, Fadi Halliso examines the origins and development of the protest movements in Egypt and Tunisia, focusing particularly on the role played by social networking sites.
Was William Shakespeare a Catholic? Thomas McCoog looks at the literary and historical quest to determine Shakespeare’s religious identity and asks how much would be gained by settling the matter.
How has evolutionary thinking after Darwin affected the way in which we understand our human identity? Does evolutionary psychology provide us with any insights into the origins of religious belief?
This week, the Pontifical Council for Culture launches the ‘Courtyard of the Gentiles’, a new initiative aimed at facilitating dialogue between believers and non-believers.
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