Our problems with 'The Tree of Life' are likewise problems with Malick’s peculiar cinematic language.
There is no mistaking Malick’s theological intentions, nor for that matter the academic credentials he possesses to make such an effort.
One way of understanding Malick's film is as an attempt to present a vision of, precisely, everything.
What does it mean to separate oneself entirely from the law’s precepts by embracing radical poverty as a form of life?
Just before the Second Vatican Council, Journet was among the most prominent intellectuals in the church.
Did Wallace Stevens convert to Roman Catholicism as he lay dying in the summer of 1955? This question has provoked more controversy than one might expect.
One always has to consider the cultural background of a vow. A vow made in our culture today means something different from one made in our culture fifty years ago.
A special symposium, in which we asked parents to reflect and recollect on their experiences and challenges of raising their children as Catholics.
The spirituality at the heart of each child cries out to be nourished; helping children develop their sense of wonder through play will go far in this regard.
Our backgrounds were different, but our Catholic identity ran deep, with Irish-Catholic roots spreading in almost every direction.
Every poll shows the nonreligiously affiliated—now called “nones”—increasing in number. That number includes all my grown children. But it wasn’t always this way.