‘There Be Dragons,’ Opus Dei and St. Josemaria Escrivá


“…if you are a saint, that means you stand for something.”

Interesting insights from a self-styled agnostic, Roland Joffé:

In a way, it was Josemaria’s very controversiality that made him interesting, Joffé suggested, adding, “I don’t think an uncontroversial saint is a very good idea. I’m not quite sure how you could be an uncontroversial saint, because … if you are a saint, that means you stand for something.”

via Roland Joffé Talks About ‘There Be Dragons,’ Opus Dei and St. Josemaria Escrivá | Daily News | NCRegister.com.

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As reviewer Steven Greydanus notes, Roland seems ‘God-haunted’. Particularly noteworthy are his lucid comments on the actual implications of freedom of choice – or Free Will – one of my favorite topics.

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