Voices

Eve Tushnet is the author of Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith and Amends: A Novel.

Apotheosis of St. Louis is a statue of King Louis IX of France, namesake of St. Louis, Missouri, located in front of the Saint Louis Art Museum in Forest Park (photo: Wikimedia).
Politics & Society Short Take
Eve TushnetJuly 06, 2020
If our first instinct is to defend “the church,” have we really learned the lessons of the sexual abuse crisis?
Lise Leplat Prudhomme as Joan of Arc (photo: Lincoln Center)
Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetJune 20, 2020
The director Bruno Dumont has said that movies can “look beyond the visible to explore something that reason can’t.”
“Blood Quantum” was written and directed by Jeff Barnaby (photo: IMDB).
Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetMay 22, 2020
In “Blood Quantum,” the past isn’t dead—it’s coming to get you.
Faith Features
Eve TushnetApril 17, 2020
The value of work is that it gives structure to life’s chaos; it is simple, intelligible even when your own heart is baffling; it lets you be of service to others, making every job well done a kind of living amends; and, above all, good work brings humility.
Photo: Netflix
Arts & Culture Television
Eve TushnetFebruary 13, 2020
The final season of “BoJack Horseman” gives many of its characters endings about as happy as they can manage.
(Navid Mohammadzadeh plays the title character in ‘The Warden’ (photo: IMDB)
Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetJanuary 27, 2020
The prison’s beauty suggests that God is here somewhere—not running the place, but hidden in its depths.
Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetDecember 13, 2019
With “A Hidden Life,” the writer and director Terrence Malick set himself a bold and perhaps impossible task: using all the visual resources of film to represent faith itself.
Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetDecember 13, 2019
A Christie parody for Trump’s America, where the embodiment of chastising justice isn’t the detective but the scapegoat, is a strange, potentially powerful concept.
Faith Features
Eve TushnetOctober 04, 2019
Healing teeth can be a first step in restoring hope and giving us a chance to tell a new story with our lives.
Arts & Culture Film
Eve TushnetSeptember 06, 2019
What is the point of horror movies if they end up as commencement speeches?