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Episode 102: Defending Natural Theology

Episode 102: Defending Natural Theology

Episode 102: Defending Natural Theology In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the importance of natural theology. We cover:– Natural Theology hesitancy among Christians– Defining our terms– From Effects to Causes– Common objections– “Ontotheology”– Causal relation transcends genus of effects Catholic Studies Academy · Episode 102: Defending Natural Theology     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!              

Episode 101 – Aquinas Answers: Why did Christ have to Die

Episode 101 – Aquinas Answers: Why did Christ have to Die

Episode 101 – Aquinas Answers: Why did Christ have to Die In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss a pertinent topic for Holy Week. Why did Christ have to Die? We cover:– St. Thomas and the Summa– Was it “necessary”?– What are the effects of Christ’s Passion and Death?– The exaltation of Christ Summa Tertia Pars, Question 46 – https://www.newadvent.org/summa/4046.htmSumma Tertia Pars, Question 49 -https://www.newadvent.org/summa/4049.htm#article3 Catholic Studies Academy · Aquinas Answers: Why did Christ

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Episode 100: How to Deepen Your Faith

Episode 100: How to Deepen Your Faith

Episode 100: How to Deepen Your Faith In our 100th episode, Jason, Dr. Smith, and Dr. Bulzacchelli talk about the importance of faith and how they deepen their own faith.– What is faith and why it is important– The importance of deepening your faith– Good guides– Who have been our guides in our faith. Catholic Studies Academy · Episode 100: Deepen Your Faith Podcast     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google

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Episode 99: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 3

Episode 99: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 3

Episode 99: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 3 In this episode, Dr. Bulzacchelli and Tyler Ross finish their discussion on Pope Francis’ Moto Propio allowing women into the ministries of acolyte and lector. We cover: – Ministry vs Orders– “Deaconesses” in the Bible– “Venerable Tradition”– Pope Francis’ Moto Propio – Spiritus Domini – The Ministry of Acolytes and Lectors Catholic Studies Academy · Episode 99: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part

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Episode 99: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 3

Episode 98: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 2

Episode 98: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 2 In this episode, Dr. Bulzacchelli and special guest, Tyler Ross, canon lawyer for the diocese of Knoxville continue their discussion on the minor orders. We cover:– Pope Paul VI Moto Propio of 1972 disbanding the minor orders– Clerical and lay state– Ministries and Minor Orders– Are the minor orders of acolyte and lector different from the ministries of acolyte and lector– Sacramentals Pope Paul

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Episode 99: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 3

Episode 97: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 1

Episode 97: Women and the Minor Orders: Canonical Considerations, Part 1 In this episode, Dr. Bulzacchelli is joined by special guest, Tyler Ross, canon lawyer for the Diocese of Knoxville to discuss issues around the minor orders and Pope Francis’ decision to allow women to be installed as acolytes and lectors. We cover:– the importance of canon law– minor and major orders– Canonical changes– “ordered” toward what– men and Orders Catholic Studies Academy · Women

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