Arts & Culture
Jake Braithwaite, SJ
Parsing the pros and cons of 'A Canticle for Leibowitz,' the latest selection of the Catholic Book Club.
The two most recent selections by the Catholic Book Club couldn't have been more different: A look at Thomas Jefferson's quixotic attempt to rewrite the Bible, and Niall Williams's richly evocative novel about a small village in the west of Ireland.
‘Father Ted’ poked fun at Catholic Ireland, but only an audience steeped in faith would appreciate it
“Father Ted” can be seen as both a relic of an Irish moment and a humorous, but serious, argument against the confessional state.