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The World Transparent

A Catechesis at the Movies

Nina Butorac

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Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Religion/Theologie

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The World Transparent examines the spiritual themes that have populated our Western and Christian tradition for many centuries. From a sacramental standpoint, and using forty well-loved films as illustrations, The World Transparent endeavors to guide the reader through a process of formation and towards a mature understanding of the Christian faith; not only as an intellectual exploration, but as a spiritually lived experience. Its focus is on the virtues, as they help to form us to live purposeful lives and attain happiness; on conscience, as it directs our judgment and moral actions; on grace, as it lifts up our nature and works to perfect it; on the sacraments, as they confer the graces that enable us to meet life's struggles; and on the theological virtues of faith, hope, and love, as they immerse us in the order of grace and direct us to the source of our redemption in Christ. Each of these sacred themes is augmented by beauty and by the sacramental qualities found in great art, in powerful stories, and shot through, eminently, by classic, masterful film.

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Systematic, Christian Theology, The World Transparent, Ethics, Roman Catholic Church, social justice, catechesis, Theology, movies, Catholic, sacramental theology, Christianity, Nina Butorac, grace, Roman Catholicism, film, virtues, Religious ethics