Number of pages: 120
An insightful look at an outspoken actor and Catholic.
President Josiah “Jed” Bartlet has become one of the best known fictional American presidents. Actor Martin Sheen’s candour, warmth and charm brought Bartlet to life. Pilgrim on the Way takes a closer look at Sheen’s personal life and beliefs. A devout Roman Catholic, he has been an outspoken activist against war and the exploitation of foreign workers. From helping the environment to supporting youth empowerment, Sheen has been protesting and advocating all his life.
Part of the People of God series, which explores the lives of Christians who have known familiar challenges and weakness and responded in ways that call us to our own forms of heroism.
has previously written on the subject of movies in Faith and Literature Matters, in the Faith and Society series. She is a member of the Daughters of St. Paul and the director of the Pauline Centre for Media Studies in Los Angeles, CA. She is a contributor to Faith and Literature Matters (Novalis 2014).