Rachel DeBruyn is an Administrative Assistant with Cardus, based in Ottawa. She graduated from Redeemer University with a BA in International Development (Honours) and English. She spent a semester studying at the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa. Read More ›Bio last modified August 29th, 2018.
Convivium’s Rachel DeBruyn went to an Ottawa production of Godspell expecting to experience Jesus. She did, but not before being challenged with the very contemporary questions of the Gospel.
Convivium writer Rachel DeBruyn finds The Greatest Showman fails to exploit its richest asset: the outcasts who stepped from the shadows into the spotlight. Yet the film is salvaged by one curmudgeonly character getting at its would-be heart in an unexpected way.
From coliseums to Kardashians, watching questionable entertainment is nothing new. What is new is how little privacy we’ve come to expect from our stars – and ourselves.