“Unorthodox” and the Modern Myth of Origins
by Bishop Robert Barron . May 26, 2020 .
Unorthodox, a mini-series that debuted on Netflix a few weeks ago, is the story of a young woman who escapes from her oppressive Hasidic community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and finds freedom with a group of welcoming friends in Berlin. I offer this description with tongue pretty firmly in cheek, because,…
Be Like Mike: Jordan’s Work Ethic Can Enrich Your Spiritual Life
by Robert Mixa . April 22, 2020 .
“Black Mirror,” COVID-19, Isolation, and the Scourge of Pornography
by Fr. David Stavarz . April 6, 2020 .
“This Is the Way”: The Mandalorian’s Growth in Charity
by Andrew Petiprin . January 14, 2020 .
Bishop Barron on “The Crown” and the Primacy of Grace
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 10, 2019 .
Have you seen season three of “The Crown”? Here is my new video commentary on how this marvelously written program explores one of the great fault lines in Christianity— namely, the divide between auto-salvation and salvation through grace.
“The Crown” and the Primacy of Grace
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 3, 2019 .
Like, I daresay, most of the English-speaking world, these past couple of years I’ve been watching episodes of The Crown, the beautifully filmed, marvelously written program on the life and times of Queen Elizabeth II. The series deals with the psychological dynamics within the royal family as well as with…