January 19, 2017
Playing heaven and the real liturgical deal

Playing heaven and the real liturgical deal

The first world drips with entertainment. Televisions beam sporting events, the latest series or reruns from our youth. The sides of buses are plastered with advertisements for movies, while the screens […]

Not lost forever: miscarriage, grief, and hope

Not lost forever: miscarriage, grief, and hope

In the movie Gladiator (2000), the victorious but homesick general Maximus carries with him tiny, crude statues of his beloved wife and son. They are a reminder of home, but he […]

Time to stop kidding ourselves on what divorce does to children

Time to stop kidding ourselves on what divorce does to children

There is nothing quite like watching Robin Williams rock out to Aerosmith’s Dude (Looks Like A Lady) whilst vacuuming and disguised as an old lady in Mrs Doubtfire. Just as it […]

Our post-truth society is afraid to look truth in His face

Our post-truth society is afraid to look truth in His face

Recently the Oxford English Dictionary announced its Word of the Year 2016 was ‘post-truth’. It defined ‘post-truth’ as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in […]

Masterpiece or misfire? What to make of Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of <i>Silence</i>

Masterpiece or misfire? What to make of Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Silence

Religious themes return to the big screen with the US release of director Martin Scorsese’s Silence on the 22nd of December (Australians will have to wait until February). Based on the […]

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