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TCC Films: The End of the Tour

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The End of the Tour

As a fan of the late writer (and seeker) David Foster Wallace, I enjoyed the film The End of The Tour, now in theaters. A review of the film in America magazine focuses on the brief appearance of a St. Ignatius of Loyola quote in DFW’s bathroom. Read the piece by Jake Martin here: What’s St. Ignatius Doing in a DFW Movie? Watch the trailer after the jump:

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The Theological Imagination of David Foster Wallace, Part One

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David Foster Wallace

The brilliant writer David Foster Wallace, who took his own life, went to church all the time and twice went through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults in order to become a Catholic, but, like Simone Weil, he was never baptized. Read the entire article in Patheos here: The Theological Imagination of David Foster Wallace, Part One  Then read some of his writing: This Is Water

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