By Maria Morera Johnson
What do ask yourself lady and St. Katharine Drexel have in universal? How approximately St. Clare of Assisi and Rey, the ingénue from Star Wars: The strength Awakens? All 4 ladies sought justice for the abused.
With an identical zest for her religion and cheeky wit that readers stumbled on so compelling in My Badass publication of Saints and a love for the heroic trip that highlights her profession, Johnson now makes a speciality of heroines—improbable pairings of saints and characters from sci-fi, comics, and fantasy—who have encouraged her existence and deepened her realizing of the Church’s cardinal virtues: prudence, temperance, fortitude, and justice.
Johnson tells her personal tale along the not going pairs to teach how the cardinal virtues are at play in our lives as well:
- Prudence (judgment of correct and wrong), which impacts Marvel’s Black Widow and St. Mary Magdalene, in addition to X-Files agent Dana Scully and St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.
- Fortitude (courage), skilled via Marvel's typhoon and St. Cunigunde, in addition to Harry Potter's Hermione Granger and St. Marguerite D’Youville.
- Temperance (restraint of desires), which alterations how we comprehend Katniss Everdeen of the starvation video games sequence and St. Mary MacKillop, in addition to Nyota Uhura of Star Trek repute and St. Kateri Tekakwitha.
With Johnson's enthusiasm as a advisor, you’ll be encouraged to include the virtues anew and locate your religion on your favourite stories.
dialogue questions targeting the cardinal virtues, making it a superb source for private or workforce study.