'The soul of "Tau Zero", in a phrase, is the quest of the Christian mystic, the archetypical adventurer.' How does this tale of adventure affirm the desire at the heart of Christian faith?
'You should read "Fredy Neptune" for the drama of Fred's journey, and because he is the kind of saint that the 20th century needed more of and the 21st continues to need', says Nathan Koblintz.
We asked several friends of Thinking Faith to nominate a work of fiction and tell you why ‘You really must read’ their chosen book. Simon Potter recommends J.B. Priestley’s ‘Angel Pavement’.
Jesuit philosopher Gerard J. Hughes reflects on the Church's dialogue with social and scientific culture. How can we best talk to our contemporaries about the truth of the Gospel?
‘Why does the Vatican have an observatory? Aren’t there more important things to do than look at the stars?’ Guy Consolmagno SJ explains how he encounters God in his studies.
Quentin de la Bédoyère reviews choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s take on the familiar narrative and ponders the perennial appeal of this curious story.
Explore hope through the lens of a film that epitomises the sustaining and life-changing power of that virtue: Roberto Benigni’s 'Life is Beautiful'.
Dermot Preston SJ, Provincial of the Jesuits in Britain, pays tribute to the late film critic Rogert Ebert, praising his honesty and his insight when it came not only to films but to faith as well.
Gemma Simmonds CJ describes how a unique installation on the River Thames in the summer of 2012 was a prime example of the transformative power of poetry.
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