30th August 2014
Bigger on the inside: The Doctor’s magic box
The Tardis ‘has become not only a symbol of the justice the Doctor seeks to dispense, but may also allude to the figure of the healer-knight who seeks to help a wounded world.’
29th August 2014
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman
Running time: 89 mins
27th August 2014
Jesuit Restoration - Part Four: The Restoration of the Society of Jesus
Jesuit historian Thomas McCoog traces the Society of Jesus’s return, after its suppression, to its former standing. It was in Belarus that the Society’s star began to shine again, and as the 18th century drew to a close, the rulers of Europe gradually sought the Jesuits’ return to their countries. In this conclusion to our series, we read about the restoration of the Society of Jesus, the bicentenary of which is being celebrated this month.
26th August 2014
Richard Attenborough: A life in pictures
Dermot Preston SJ’s introduction to Richard Attenborough, whose cinematic career he then followed with interest and admiration, was unforgettable. ‘True artists have a vocation to create and communicate, and Attenborough was no different.’
22nd August 2014
On not having to be John Keating: Ignatian spirituality in the classroom
Robin Williams died on 11 August 2014. His character in Dead Poets Society is often hailed as a paradigm of an inspirational teacher - but did his words reflect gospel values?
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