Modern Man and Reality: The Transcendent God and Self Absorbed Man In this episode, Dr. Benjamin Smith and Jason discuss a paper presented by Jason at the 8th Annual Symposium on Advancing the New Evangelization at Benedictine College in Kansas. We discuss:– Cardinal Ratzinger’s “eclipse of the sense of God”– Technology and the Human Person– Social Media– The subjectification of reality– The need for Metaphysical Realism– Realism and the nature of things– Realism and Contemplation–
Feelings! – St. Thomas’ Treatment of the Passions In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss St. Thomas’ treatment of the passions. We discuss:– what are the passions– where do the passions lie– how the passions motivate– desire and the passions– love and desire– “Emotional Intelligence”– being intelligent about our emotions– Estimations and choices Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!
Courage International: An Interview with Lyle In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli talk with Lyle about Courage International. Lyle is the chapter leader for Courage in Nashville, TN. We discuss:– What is Courage– What are the 5 principles of Courage– What is shame and what do we do with it– What is Encourage– What separates Courage from other “ministries” – What is “acceptance” mean – Chastity and Freedom– What are some resources offered by
Should Christians Study Philosophy? In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the claim that is made even by some Christians that they do not need philosophy or that philosophy is useless if you have the Word of God. We discuss:– the role of philosophy in theology– what is faith– the elements of faith– what philosophy has to offer us– the limitations of philosophy with regard to faith– the usefulness of philosophy – faith seeking
The Sin of Detraction and the Old Law In this episode, Jason, Dr. Bulzacchelli, and Dr. Smith discuss the sin of detraction and the 10 Commandments. We discuss:– What is detraction?– Why it is important today– Detraction and Truth– Downplaying the 10 Commandments– Distinction of 10 Commandments and Levitical laws– Misconceptions about the old law and the new law– Detraction and some “what if” scenarios We mention this article – https://relevantmagazine.com/god/why-do-christians-want-to-post-the-10-commandments-and-not-the-sermon-on-the-mount/ Please subscribe to