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Faith, Reason and Beauty – the False, Bad, and Ugly: Looking for faith and beauty in movies and other dark mirrors

Thursday, January 26, 2023 07:00 PM - Thursday, January 26, 2023 09:00 PM
Newman Centre, 89 St. George Street Toronto

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In this lecture, Professor Randy Boyagoda (English Department) argues that the great interest, in recent years, in horror movies is indicative of a suppressed but enduring desire for faith and beauty. Situating his discussion in the context of the Catholic intellectual tradition, Professor Boyagoda makes a case for how to best to cultivate an openness to the transcendent in mundane times.


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