The Rise of Skywalker reduces a powerful theological symbol to a family drama.
The new Star Wars movie calls solo heroism into question—and offers a vision of communal goodness.
"What was the point of that movie?" my son asked, without hostility. He knew that what he'd seen was about more than what he'd seen.
Augustine said the lesson's content is not as important as the teacher's desire. Passion is what instructs—and I'm teaching my children Star Wars.