Sir Roger Scruton and “The Uses of Pessimism” In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss Sir Roger Scruton (1944-2020), a conservative political Philosopher and author of the book, “The Uses of Pessimism”. We cover:– Legacy of Roger Scruton– Three Principles of Pessimism– Pessimism and Optimism– The “Best Case Fallacy”– The “Born Free Fallacy”– The “Utopian Fallacy” Roger Scruton “The Uses of Pessimism” – www.amazon.com/Uses-Pessimism-Da…1579719169&sr=8-5 Click here to support the work of CSA – catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/
Understanding the Trinity In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss the topic of his upcoming course on the Trinity. We cover:– The difficulty of the task– The term ‘Father’ and other male language– The difference between ‘that’ and ‘how’– The Foundation of the Trinity– Three-Personal Relationship with God– The difference between solving the mystery and pondering a mystery– The vital importance of a good understanding for the rest of theology– The Trinity, Salvation, and
The Totality of the Epiphany In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss the feast days of Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord. We cover:– Christmas, Epiphany, Baptism of the Lord– The Magi– The Star– God uses the Star– Eschatological considerations to these feast days Mentioned in this podcast: CCC 528 – The Epiphany is the manifestation of Jesus as Messiah of Israel, Son of God and Savior of the world. The great feast of
Rising to Glory: Repentance and the Way of Heaven (Great Divorce Part 3) In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith wrap up their conversation on ‘The Great Divorce’. Click Here to Support CSA Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!
Pride is the Path to Hell: The Great Divorce Part 2 In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith continue their discussion on C.S. Lewis’ masterpiece ‘The Great Divorce’. Click Here to Support CSA Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!