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.
Does giving something up for six weeks have any spiritual value, or is it just a diet dressed up as a religious practice? A restraint of the appetite was an important question even for St Ignatius.
Geoffrey Chaucer died on 25 October 1400. When it comes to questions about greed, who are we to believe: Chaucer’s Pardoner, Danny Boyle or Gordon Gekko?
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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