Category: Theology of the Body

Revealing the “Painted Devil”: Why the movie “The Beguiled” is more than mere entertainment

The Lady of the Kingdoms brags, “No one sees me” (Isaiah 47:10) Sofia Coppola’s 2017 film The Beguiled is exposing some pretty high-profile names in Hollywood, though I doubt they are the kinds of names you are familiar with. Set in the backdrop of the American Civil War in 1863, Thomas Cullinan’s novel The Beguiled

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Movie Evangelism? How God is using Cars, Transformers, and Wonder Woman to bring people to Encounter

If you haven’t seen a movie lately, you may be in danger of missing out on a truly important part of your faith walk.  At least that is what some evangelists like Christopher West and Pope Benedict XVI have been asserting. Anyone who is familiar with Christopher West’s courses, lectures, books and blog posts knows

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Sacred Beauty, Truth and Love: Wonder Woman a call to Chastity?

The overwhelming reception of the female-helmed and directed Wonder Woman movie has audiences entertained by the clash of Amazon warriors, with their call to virtue and sacred duty, and the prolific annihilation tactics of the evil Nazi empire on the big screen, but is there more behind this cinematic wonder than meets the eye? Aside

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