Where are my fictional Brother Justins?
April 5, 2008 8:17 PM Subscribe
Book-Filter: I'm fascinated by very bad priests in fiction. Help me find some more.
posted by Weighted Companion Cube to Media & Arts (30 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
I know I can find what I'm looking for in other TV/movies, but I'm really looking for more portable entertainment. Best examples: Brother Justin from Carnivale, Caleb in S7 Buffy.
I've used my librarian friends' searching skills and pulled up a few terrible-sounding books and a lot of fantasy, which isn't what I'm looking for. Power-hungry, hypocritical, naughty or just plain evil, but they should theoretically be vaugely Christian, or at least look it to the others in their world.
I have read everything Flannery O'Connor's done, and a book set in Jamaica that slips my mind at the moment. I tried reading some John Saul, God help me. I have even seen 'The World's Greatest Sinner,' and although I doubt that'll help anyone get a handle on what I'm looking for, that's what I'm looking for.