Articles tagged catholicism

In Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’, Is God Even Listening?

Hunted Jesuit missionaries in 17th-century Japan wrestle with the possibility that all their suffering, and that of their persecuted followers, could be meaningless.

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‘Rosemary’s Baby’ and ‘Son of Rosemary’: From Demonology to Religious Fundamentalism

Whereas the original finds horror in alienation from mainstream culture, the sequel finds horror in the force that mobilizes all culture into a monolithic mainstream.

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Stephen Colbert’s Consumption of Junk Food Is Deeply American—and Catholic

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert examines food in a manner that is Catholic. But also, it engages with food in a manner that is catholic.

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The Sins of the Fathers’ in ‘The Club’

Pablo Larraín's excoriating attack on the Catholic Church is hard viewing that pulls no punches.

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2 May 2016 // 7:23 AM

Daredevil’s Meditations on Morality

Daredevil is the first live action comic book hero we have seen in recent memory with a strong religious conviction.

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What Happens When Public Health Becomes a Battleground for the “Moral Language of Health&#8221

After the Wrath is an amazing read and full of thought-provoking ideas and theories about how religion – leaders, institutions, and policy – frames responses to disease.

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How Do You Pin Down the Concept of Purgatory?

Heaven Can Wait surveys the impact of an otherworldly state on the earthly condition.

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‘If Nuns Ruled the World’ Fails to Engage Religion

We learn about some of the aspects of the Catholic Church that these nuns want to change, but what in particular do they want to preserve, besides prayer rituals and a commitment to charity?

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Something Rare: Ernest Hemingway’s Mystic Communion

The lure of mystery and dread in Catholicism that attracted the fatalistic author.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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