Evangelization & the New Media
Monday, July 11 — “Herald, Teacher, Interpreter & Witness”
- Class discussion on “Spotlight,” and the intersection of religion & the press.
- Read NYT review of “Spotlight,”http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/06/movies/review-in-spotlight-the-boston-globe-digs-up-the-catholic-churchs-dirt.html?_r=0
- Read CNS review of “Spotlight,” http://catholicphilly.com/2015/11/us-world-news/culture/movie-review-spotlight/
- Read Boston Globe response to “Spotlight,”http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/movies/spotlight-movie
- Read Sheila O’Malley review of “Spotlight,”http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/spotlight-2015
- Father Tom Doyle on “sexual abuse by priests” and Church responsibility.
- Review last week on “leadership & moral authority.”
- My “preaching journey.” Read https://francisfactor.com/2015/01/01/january-1-preaching-in-a-new-key/
- Best practice for preaching — Criteria: Voice, Pull or Draw, Design/Armature & Media and examples. Case Study, Father Mark Bosco’s Homily on the Occasion of Vigil of St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 6, 2016.
- Read “Joy of the Gospel,” Chapter 3: Gospel Proclamation, pages 56-87.
- Read Tobin, “The Good Pope,” Part 2, pages 97-181.
- Father James Martin, S.J. on Pope John 23. View
- Father Tom Rosica interview Cardinal Loris Capovilla. View
Wednesday, July 13 — The Electronic Church & the American Idiom
- The Latin Mass & contemporary liturgy. Read Marshall McLuhan, “The Medium & the Light.”http://marshallmcluhan.com
- Latin Mass, take a look at this preview tape.
- TV Evangelism, Billy Graham, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen & Joel Osteen Here’s an example of Billy Graham. View Here’s an example of Fulton Sheen. View Here is an example of Joel Osteen. View this sermon.
- Occasional Sermons & Such… Oprah Winfry on the occasion of Rosa Park’s funeral. View Here’s another example J.K. Rowling’s Harvard Address. View
- Celebrity & Public life. View Fulton Sheen View Billy Graham Billy Graham’s Ted Talk on Technology & Religion.
- Additional resources. Tim Keller, Redeemer Presbyterian, New York City. View Bishop Robert Barron at St. Mary’s “Word on Fire.” View
- Read “Joy of the Gospel,” Chapter 4: Social Dimension, pages 89-143.
- Read Tobin, “The Good Pope,” Part 3, pages 185-247.
- View Kevin Reynolds’ “Risen” (2016, 107 Mins.)
Friday, July 15 — Orvieto
This day trip will brings students a unique town situated in the center of Italy on the borders between the region of Umbria, Tuscany and Latium. Built on top of a steep cliff, it has always been a fascinating city with a majestic Cathedral. A great example for your class project. So let’s go! 7:30am departure and return to JFRC by 6pm.