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“It only takes ten seconds to crush a man’s ambitions”, says Frank Underwood before becoming President.
This is not the story of a great man, but the story of a great God, who deeply loves miserable and tormented creatures like this monk.
Stories about lost children explore our greatest fears. The big TV revelation this summer was an impressive Argentinean series produced by HBO called The Bronze Garden.
When we are young we think that we are going to live forever. Death is something that we never talk about.
In search of authenticity (5). Schaeffer taught me how to mourn for the world, instead of judging it. He was a man of God who served as a prophet for his generation, which he understood so well.
Any information that we have today of the existence of Spanish sixteenth century reformers we owe to a faceless man, Luis de Usoz (1805–1865).
In search of authenticity (4): Schaeffer was looking for the human contact that might reopen the discussion that the debate had closed.
The story of “A High Wind in Jamaica” (Richard Hughes, 1929) might sound like a comedy, but it is in fact a drama of great cruelty, capable of making the skin of most insensitive readers crawl.
His work is a model of Biblical balance, in the best meaning of the word.
In search of authenticity (3): Francis Schaeffer’s interest was not so much to win arguments, but to win people.
The first of a series of articles on Schaeffer’s legacy and on the challenge he still poses to the world today.
The concern of the artist is to penetrate psychologically in the scenes of Old and New Testament.
The danger of deception lies not only in the fact that we are not what we appear to be, but also in ending up believing that we are something other than our true selves. A review of “Smoke and Mirrors” (2016).
“The Handmaid’s Tale” portrays the nightmare of a society governed by fanaticism and intolerance.
Will Eisner invented the comic for adults in 1978 with a story about the crisis of faith of a Jewish immigrant.
“Arrival” is not a film about aliens, but about the problem of human communication.
Through his mysterious death in Paris in 1971, the charismatic and self-destructive Jim Morrison managed to create a legend.
The monsters and ghosts in “The Shining” are real, but they live within us.
The main character of Himmelweg is a Red Cross worker who is an accessory to manipulating History, by covering up the truth of what really happened in a Nazi concentration camp.
According to Endô, the Catholic Japanese author whose book is the basis of Scorsese’s new film, “Silence” isn’t about God’s silence, but about how God speaks through silence and trauma.
His autobiography “Porcelain”, introduces us this militant vegetarian, who defends animal rights, does not drink, smoke or take drugs, but confesses being addicted to porn.
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) converted to Christianity when he was young, going on to become one of the foremost Protestant composers.
The final banquet that closes every Asterix book reflects humanity’s yearning for a happy ending.
The new man, dreamed up by el Che, does not exist and will never exist, if he is not born from above.