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A Man for All Seasons - Faith in Film w/ Fr Dave Nix Ep. 1

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⁣What if you could embark on a cinematic journey that not only entertains but deepens your understanding of faith and moral values? Brace yourself as we dive into a rich discussion on "A Man for All Seasons." We'll peel back the layers of this film, examining historical context, plotlines, and the profound themes of loyalty, friendship, conscience, power, and politics that breathe life into the characters.

In this riveting conversation, the character of Duke of Norfolk and his struggle with loyalty to Christ and his friend, St. Thomas More takes center stage. We scrutinize the concept of martyrdom and the gravity of sin as evident through More's refusal to tell a lie. The fascinating history of King Henry VIII and his tumultuous reign in England, including his obsession with male progeny and his eventual split from the Catholic Church, is also brought to light.

The discourse then takes a personal turn as we share our experiences with converting non-Catholic spouses to Catholicism. Discover how acts of love and prayer can sow seeds of faith, bringing someone closer to Catholicism. To round off, we share a list of our must-watch Catholic movies and series that have touched us profoundly. So tune in, as we traverse through the fascinating world of Catholic cinema, exploring its relevance to our lives and faith. This isn't just a podcast episode; it's an invitation to explore faith and culture through the silver screen.

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