Morgan Spurlock’s 2004 film Super Size Me does showcase the sin of gluttony, argues James Hanvey SJ, but not necessarily on the part of the consumer.
The ‘three pillars’ on which Dermot Lane bases his new book on the theology of religions are the teaching of Vatican II, the role of the Holy Spirit as the foundation for dialogue and a Christology which sees Jesus not as an obstacle but an inspiration to engagement with the other.
The purpose of a restraint of the appetite was an important question even for St Ignatius, explains Gemma Simmonds CJ.
Greed is good: true or false? Michael Kirwan SJ tackles this question by watching Danny Boyle’s Shallow Grave, in which he sees traces of a much older morality tale.
Br Guy Consolmagno SJ of the Vatican Observatory explains that the life of Pietro Cardinal Maffi, a former Archbishop of Pisa, was an example of the deep union of science and religion.
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