Murder in the Cathedral

Religion is the most important concept in the human’s spiritual life for centuries. It’s tied into the culture, the family and the heritage through which we form an identify within our society.   Any single person must have   a true faith toward the Creator, live in His mind and follow the law of God.   If not so, we lose the value of our humanism, we do not know where we come from and where is the end, a doomed society has no enlightener.   As seen in Murder in the Cathedral, Thomas Becket have moved forward to perfection, spiritual maturity, and completeness to know God.   We learn from his sacrifice how to live in obedience to God and how to keep the law, which are prerequisites to the true living faith.   Becket, during his life time, would be friends of kings and commoners alike, but always at the centre of his heart, was his faith.

Thomas Becket is a man who is not terrified of taking action, satisfied with the results of his accomplishment even it brings him a unanticipated outcome.   He is a man who braves   of revealing himself.   Since he sees that the path chosen for him by God is clear, he does not hesitate with his arrival in Canterbury and refusal to concede to King Henry’s demands.   Becket even sees himself faced with a task that can only culminate in his death.   He will die, but there’ nothing to fear, this knowledge causes him no great suffering of mind.   Thomas’s determination to serve God prevents him from seeking asylum in a world governed by human law: “End will be simple, sudden, God-given.   Meanwhile the substance of our first act will be shadows, and the strife with shadow. All things prepare the event.”   His faith in the divine will is asserted.   He believes that all things is following the mind of God, for all the things that he has done and he will do, is for God and God alone.   The King rules the country, has the highest power, but to Thomas, the only reality is that of God's will, all else is the vanity of temporal...