‘A scientist leaning over her computer pondering experimental results; an artist poised, brush in hand, at his canvas; a woman sitting in prayer making the Spiritual Exercises: what do these three have in common?’ Rob Marsh SJ explores what it means to ‘imagine faithfully’, as the scientist, the artist and the woman in prayer are all doing. If imagination is the mediator between idea and reality, how does it relate to faith?
This Oscar-nominated film's inter-linked storylines, based on real events, highlight a question: is 'doing justice' the same as 'being just'?
How does Call the Midwife present a model of mission and incarnational theology, where the gritty reality of life reveals the true nature of God, humanity and love?
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'.'
The author of Finding God in the Dark – Taking the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius to the Movies, John Pungente SJ, offers his take on many of the films that won at the 2013 Academy Awards. What does he consider to be the most interesting films of 2012?
Simon Potter’s quest to find an example of prudence on the big screen took him to far-off worlds. He describes how that virtue is a prominent feature of the voyages of the USS Enterprise.
In 2010, Xavier Beauvois directed the extraordinary and powerful 'Of Gods and Men', in which Niall Keenan sees moving and challenging examples of courageous choices.
We begin our quest to find the virtues on film by highlighting moving examples of all seven virtues in Peter Jackson’s epic production of 'The Lord of the Rings'.
Author Kristin LeMay's project is a deeply personal one: her Dickinson (or Emily, as she calls her) is a rebel, rogue and spiritual guide.
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