Damien the Leper: John Farrow & Richard Stewart

This is my summary and reflection upon the life of Fr. Damien based upon the biographies Damien the Leper by John Farrow and Leper Priest of Molokai by Richard Stewart. Joseph De Veuster grew up listening to stories about the lives of the saints, also called hagiography. St. Damien was a healer, and a martyr, of … More Damien the Leper: John Farrow & Richard Stewart

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: Hell on Earth

Montag lives in something approaching Hell on earth, complete with a spiritual fire corresponding to the strange and otherworldly fires of Hell. He grins from the delight of burning books as a “fireman” on the very first page. This world is the product of a modern mind. Literature has great power to highlight morality or … More Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: Hell on Earth