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Doubt: A Parable

3 Ratings: 4.3
A book by John Patrick Shanley

“A superb new drama written by John Patrick Shanley. It is an inspired study in moral uncertainty with the compellingly certain structure of an old-fashioned detective drama. Even as Doubt holds your conscious attention as an intelligently measured … see full wiki

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2 reviews about Doubt: A Parable
review by . May 10, 2013
Gripping and thought-provoking: ripped from the headlines.
Sometimes a media blitzkrieg on a particular issue, in this case, the unraveling clergy sex scandal within the Catholic Church, can be so over dominant to the extreme that the genuine horror of its totality and those directly and indirectly affected, can regrettably seem like an unreality, a movie scene where human detachment is at its strongest. Where the media oftentimes fails to evoke a mood of empathy and personal involvement to what they are reporting--as they are covering facts--art, particulary …
review by . March 14, 2010
The odds are long that you have seen either in a movie theater or via DVD the lauded 2008 feature film, DOUBT, starring Meryl Streep as 50-something Sister Aloysius Beauvier. To the nuns in her small Bronx convent  and to  others who teach in the Catholic parish school, Sister Aloysius is the Principal.       She confronts late 30s, working class, articulate, popular Father Brendan Flynn, the parish's assistant pastor, with her worries that he is improperly interested …
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