Robin Hood knows no weakness

Oct 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Spirituality

Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” was on television tonight. Robin Hood was a hero in my childhood days, though I am not sure Scott’s depiction of him would have matched those childish imaginings.

Back in the 1960s, television seemed full of heroic figures.  There would be police drama series where the coppers were always straight and the crooks were always caught; there would be war films in which the central character would triumph against overwhelming odds and make a Shakespearean-style tribute to his dead comrades at the end; there would be …