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Episode 112 – Lessons from the Trial and Death of Socrates

Episode 112 – Lessons from the Trial and Death of Socrates

Episode 112 – Lessons from the Trial and Death of Socrates In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss lessons to be learned from the trial and death of Socrates. We cover:– Historical background– Transition to democracy from Aristocracy– The Sophists, rhetoric, and relativism– The Socratic method.– The importance of asking questions– The Trial– Philosophy helps the city– Is there a tension between politics and philosophy? Catholic Studies Academy · Lessons from the Trial And

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Episode 111 – The Political Responsibility of Christians

Episode 111 – The Political Responsibility of Christians

Episode 108 – Death: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives In this episode of Take Every Thought Captive, Dr. Smith and Dr. Bulzaccelli discuss the role that Christians should play in the political sphere. What kinds of policies should Chrsitians support? What are the obligations of the Christian to the state? How is the political community related to the kingdom of God? These and other questions are addressed in this deep dive discussion. We cover:– Eschatology, Christian

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Episode 110 – The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living: Why Philosophy is Necessary for Life

Episode 110 – The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living: Why Philosophy is Necessary for Life

Episode 110 – The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living: Why Philosophy is Necessary for Life In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the necessity of philosophy. We cover:– Socrates “The unexamined life is not worth living.”– What does philosophy do for the human person?– Ultimate questions– The big three categories– Place of Science– Where do I begin?– Do I love wisdom or do I want to be foolish? Catholic Studies Academy · The

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Episode 109 – Vatican II and the Liturgy: What do the Documents Really Say?

Episode 109 – Vatican II and the Liturgy: What do the Documents Really Say?

Episode 109 – Vatican II and the Liturgy: What do the Documents Really Say? In this episode, Dr. Richard Bulzacchelli and Canonist, Tyler Ross discuss the liturgy as was envisioned by the documents of the Second Vatican Council. We cover:– Traditiones Custodes– Preservation of Latin and Use of Vernacular– Girl Altar boys– The placement of the altar– ad orientum and versus populum– and much more Catholic Studies Academy · Vatican II and the Liturgy: What

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Episode 107: Youth Ministry in an Age of Unbelief

Episode 107: Youth Ministry in an Age of Unbelief

Episode 107: Youth Ministry in an Age of Unbelief In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss serious issues around the youth and belief. We cover:– relation-based youth ministry and the problem that people already don’t believe– is relation based ministry still possible?– Trust someone or the message? – Secular view of reality – objective and subjective approaches– Ways forward for adolescents Catholic Studies Academy · Youth Ministry in an Age of Unbelief    

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