Results from Tag: 'literature'
Art, music, literature — in a word, beauty — have in the life and history of Catholicism been a great evangelizing force. For a lesson in this we often turn to the lasting masterpieces and legacy of Christendom in Europe. But what about on our own shores: Is there an imprint on the U.S. from American painters, poets and the like who were Catholic? On Register Radio, we explore American artists and Catholicism in the U.S. with Robert Royal, founder and editor in chief of The Catholic Thing. Then we look at the ways the sexual revolution has impacted the professions — particularly education, psychology and medicine — with Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute.
The popular children’s collection of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” include several stories that are decidedly Christian.
The hideous legacy of modernity can be seen in the ghastliness of the guillotine, the gulag and the gas chamber.
The connections between The Lord of the Rings and Christianity are numerous.
Christ himself revealed the deepest truths through the telling of stories, and we are meant to do the same.
And amid the ruins of “progress” it is art, and particularly literature, that has proved the voice of the resistance.
Dana Gioia says: ‘Solitude and reflection … will change lives.’