Episode 054 – The Destructive Effects of Modernism on 20th Century Catechesis

Episode 054 – The Destructive Effects of Modernism on 20th Century Catechesis

The Destructive Effects of Modernism on 20th Century Catechesis In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss Modernism and Anthropocentrism in Catechesis throughout the 20th century. We cover:– The philosophical underpinnings of Modernism– The influence of Kant– What is Modernism?– Condemnation of certain positions in catechesis– Divine Revelation in Catechesis– The Theology of Revelation of Gabriel Moran– Moran’s further influence on catechetical methodolgy– Experiential Catechesis– A Faithful Catechesis     Please subscribe to our podcast

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Episode 053 – Dominicans vs Franciscans: Universals and the Struggle for the Medieval Mind

Episode 053 – Dominicans vs Franciscans: Universals and the Struggle for the Medieval Mind

Dominicans vs Franciscans: Universals and the Struggle for the Medieval Mind In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the idea of Universals and trace its development in Medieval thought. We cover:– Plato and the Idea of Universals– Universals and Particulars– Christians and universals– How do we access universals?– St. Thomas and knowledge– The Franciscan development– Ockham and Nominalism– “Social Constructs”– The Importance of Medieval Philosophy     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes

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Episode 052 – Dare We Hope that All Men are Saved?

Episode 052 – Dare We Hope that All Men are Saved?

Dare We Hope that All Men are Saved? In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss salvation and the idea that all men might be saved. We cover:– Hans Urs Von Balthasar and Bishop Barron– Strict Universalism– Scriptural Passages pointing to universalism and damnation– “Reasonable” Hope– Constant teaching of the Church– What should be our disposition as Catholics?     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!   

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Episode 051 – The Importance of Theology for Marriage and Family: The Legacy of John Paul II

Episode 051 – The Importance of Theology for Marriage and Family: The Legacy of John Paul II

The Importance of Theology for Marriage and Family: The Legacy of John Paul II Dr. Smith and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss the legacy of John Paul II and in particular his moral theology. In this episode we cover: – The philosophical project of JP II– The gift of self in married love– The unique value of moral theology– The role of moral theology in understanding Christian marriage– The legacy of JP II in the arena of

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Episode 050 – Knowing God

Episode 050 – Knowing God

Knowing God In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss knowledge and God. Sometimes people speak of heart knowledge and head knowledge, but what is this really? We discuss:– Knowledge and relationship– Knowledge and emotions– Love and knowledge– Doctrine as God revealing himself to us– Simplicity and doctrine– The will and the intellect– The intellect is ordered to truth and relationship     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get

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Episode 049 – Celibacy and Married Priests

Episode 049 – Celibacy and Married Priests

Celibacy and Married Priests In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss the issues of celibacy and married priests, We discuss:– Celibacy in Sacred Scripture– Permanent diaconate and Sacred Scripture– Paul to Timothy about bishops– “One woman man”– Church as bride– Understanding celibacy and marriage– Marriage is about the Eschaton– Josephite Marriages– The Holy Family as the Exemplar Family– How we imitate the Holy Family     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or

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