‘The Exorcist’ — Taking incarnate evil seriously for 40 years

In the middle of a New York Magazine dialogue on heaven and hell, damnation and salvation, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia offered this theological zinger: "I even believe in the Devil." The Devil is a major player in the Gospels and faithful Catholics know that, he said, before adding: "Most of mankind has believed in the Devil, for all of history." The principalities and powers of elite America were shocked, shocked by his confession. But one veteran Hollywood scribe pounded out a … [Read more...]