How Can Catholics Be Good Art Appreciators?

Posted March 2, 2018 6:13 am by Patrick Malone

How Can Catholics Be Good Art Appreciators?

The reason “Christian films” continue to prosper is because they are incredibly effective in winning their target demographic. However – this is the exact reason why they are ineffectual toward any other kind of viewer. This is what makes them “films for Christians” – not “Christian films.” “Films for Christians” are ego-centric forms of entertainment that represents the target viewer as the central protagonist, then so desperately tries to cram the Christian message into the contexts of the narrative that it completely ignores what made the narrative work in the first place – conviction, honesty, brutality, creativity, passion, beauty; in short –

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