Culture - 2003

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To Be Provokers of the Common Life

CultureAlberto Savorana

Traces brought together a group of journalists. The starting point was a judgment from Fr Giussani on their responsibility for education, on the same level as that of teachers. Here is what came out of it

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas by Caravaggio. Via Wikimedia Commons

Fiction and Reality

CultureLuca Marcora

In motion pictures, since the end of World War II to our own day, the figure of Christ has interrogated and continues to interrogate audiences, asking them, “Who do you say I am?”

Jesus Christ Superstar. Wikimedia Commons

Like in a Movie

CultureLuca Marcora

A review of more than 150 years of film history reflecting on attempts to answer Jesus’ question to His Apostles: “Who do you say I am?” From the origin of film through Hollywood’s post-war spectacular epic years.

Author Raymond Carver. Flickr

Recounting Facts

CultureLuca Doninelli

His stories tell of little daily events. His characters are ordinary people. And yet emerging from their miserable affairs is beauty and the pity that lifts men above their baseness.