Donna Tartt's novel describes what happens when the temptation of Dionysus becomes too strong to resist for a group of Classics students. You really must read this murder story with a difference.
After reading Karen Eliasen's thoughts on a classic that explores identity and faith in the most imaginative and biblical of ways, you will be convinced that you really must read 'Voss'.
Dennis Recio marvels at Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri's attention to detail and the way in which her stories transcend the particular situations of the Bengali-Americans about whom she writes.
'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.
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