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A Fine Pavement: Coming in 2020

We’re now in post-production, and delighted to be working with Spanish composer Paco Periago on the score for the film. GiroStudio is doing the color correction and sound mixing. Below are some stills from the shoot. Douglas G. Griffin and Andrew Winson Matthew Zahnzinger and Douglas G. Griffin Ed Peed and Douglas G. Griffin Douglas… Continue reading A Fine Pavement: Coming in 2020

book review · books · Holocaust · London · Margot Singer · novels · terrorism · Underground Fugue

The Rhythm of Underground Fugue

More than halfway into Margot Singer’s engrossing novel Underground Fugue, her main character Esther, a middle aged American woman who has returned to London to look after her dying mother, recalls the circumstances surrounding a one night stand she had before she was married. Just once, she’d hooked up with a stranger. Reckless, yes. She… Continue reading The Rhythm of Underground Fugue

Augustine · history · history of Christianity · Peter Brown

The Body and Society

Death was a catastrophe that no contemplation of the universe could soften. And, in explaining death as the punishment of Adam, Augustine gave the Christian laity of his time an explanation of death that was at least as melodramatic as death itself was shocking. Yet, in so doing, he caused the cosmos (that majestic and… Continue reading The Body and Society

evolution · science and religion · Teilhard

Quotes of Note

“It is very likely that within fifty years when all the trivial, verbose disputes about the meaning of Teilhard’s ‘unfortunate’ vocabulary will have died away or have taken a secondary place, Teilhard will appear like John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Avila, as the spiritual genius of the twentieth century.”  – Archbishop Fulton… Continue reading Quotes of Note