Deal W. Hudson I guess it was just a matter of time. As you and I both know, critics of the Church are taking advantage of the sex scandal to push forward their own agendas. We’ve seen it time and again in newspaper editorials, radio call-in shows, and TV interview programs. And now, to the… Continue reading Liberals Planning for Vatican III?
Going to the trouble of making a list such as this may seem trivial to some, but, in fact, the tradition of musical scoring for cinema should be considered the ‘classical music’ you’ve liked but didn’t know it was ‘classical.’ Let me explain. I will assume you, like I, enjoy an immediately rapport with great… Continue reading The 120 Best Film Soundtracks
By Deal W. Hudson Homer, the first great poet of the West, wasn’t a writer but a performer, with the dining halls of ancient Greece as his stage. Before the advent of written literature, the medium of poetry was dramatic utterance and song. Eyes were no more necessary to the enjoyment of words than they… Continue reading Audiobooks, The Word Spoken
By Deal W. Hudson Labels in politics and religion serve a purpose: There are discernible groups and coalitions within and between the worlds of the Church and government. Words used as labels serve the purpose of enabling us to distinguish between one group and the other. But I don’t want to be called a “Conservative… Continue reading Don’t Call Me a Conservative Catholic Anymore!
By Deal W. Hudson As with my list of Catholic novels, I am not following any rigid theory of the “Catholic film” in making these recommendations. Rather than advance a thesis about what constitutes an “authentic” or “orthodox” Catholic film, I’m hoping that you, the reader, will discover on this list some films that will… Continue reading 100 Best Movies for Christmas