Kaya Oakes is the author of four books, including The Nones Are Alright: A New Generation of Seekers, Believers and Those In-Between (Orbis Books, 2015), and Radical Reinvention: An Unlikely Return to the Catholic Church (Counterpoint Press, 2009). A contributing writer to America Magazine, Commonweal, and many other publications, she is also a contributing editor at the website Killing the Buddha. She teaches nonfiction writing at the University of California, Berkeley.
Calvary posits that faith is mostly a fear of death, but in reality, like Gleeson’s performance, faith is a living, changing, malleable thing. His Father James helps us understand why people still need religion.