Luke & Kiara discuss Elizabeth Anscombe’s Mr. Truman’s Degree, political realism in World War II and the analogy of pacifism and celibacy.
Browsing: Books, Films & the Arts
John Simmons looks explores the pre-conceived ideas people often have about studying in universities, gaining employment and becoming successful in life.
Kiara, Victoria & Luke discuss Terry Pratchett’s Equal Rites, as well as gender roles and sexual difference in fantasy literature and Western history.
Bishop Robert Barron unpacks why the recent film Mother! is deeply confused about the God of the Bible and His relationship with humanity and creation.
The Catholics Read team discuss Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera’s The Awakening of Miss Primm, and the importance of truly personal communication and community.
Bishop Robert Barron presents dark comedy Ingrid Goes West as a critique of the “iPhone culture” where virtual relationships trump real friendship.
Luke and Victoria explore Benedict XVI’s Last Testament, discussing his ability to maintain charity under immense criticism, and his sense of integrity.