49 min

Ethan Hawke on Faith, Imagination, and Flannery O’Connor Jesuitical

    • Christianity

It’s a very special week on “Jesuitical”—Ethan Hawke joins us to discuss his new film, “Wildcat,” about the Catholic writer Flannery O’Connor, who is portrayed in the film by Ethan’s daughter, Maya. Zac, Ashley and Ethan share a wide-ranging and profound conversation about this great American writer and the work of bringing her to life in “Wildcat.”
They discuss:

Ethan’s introduction to Flannery through Maya and the inspiration behind “Wildcat”

Portraying Flannery’s complicated views on race

Exploring religious questions through art


Links from the show:

Ethan Hawke’s new biopic ‘Wildcat’ gracefully captures Flannery O’Connor’s complex attitudes on race, writing and faith

What can we learn from our confirmation names?

Share your confirmation saint name in our Facebook group



What’s on tap?
Flannery’s favorite concoction: Coca-Cola and coffee (plus a shot of bourbon, per Ethan’s recommendation)
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It’s a very special week on “Jesuitical”—Ethan Hawke joins us to discuss his new film, “Wildcat,” about the Catholic writer Flannery O’Connor, who is portrayed in the film by Ethan’s daughter, Maya. Zac, Ashley and Ethan share a wide-ranging and profound conversation about this great American writer and the work of bringing her to life in “Wildcat.”
They discuss:

Ethan’s introduction to Flannery through Maya and the inspiration behind “Wildcat”

Portraying Flannery’s complicated views on race

Exploring religious questions through art


Links from the show:

Ethan Hawke’s new biopic ‘Wildcat’ gracefully captures Flannery O’Connor’s complex attitudes on race, writing and faith

What can we learn from our confirmation names?

Share your confirmation saint name in our Facebook group



What’s on tap?
Flannery’s favorite concoction: Coca-Cola and coffee (plus a shot of bourbon, per Ethan’s recommendation)
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49 min

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