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

View Full Post
Episode 048 – Purpose in Being

Episode 048 – Purpose in Being

Purpose in Being In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith continue their discussion on Metaphysics talking about the aspect of purpose and how it is found in being. We discuss:– Reality, being, and meaning– “Adulting”– Parts and arrangement of reality– Design in nature– Why deny natural purposes– Nature acts toward an end– Overwhelming evidence– reductio ad absurdum– Ordering of reason toward truth– Truth, pride, money and sex     Please subscribe to our podcast on

View Full Post
Episode 047 – Authentic Being And Metaphysics

Episode 047 – Authentic Being And Metaphysics

Authentic Being And Metaphysics In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the importance of metaphysics and the connection of being to truth, beauty, and goodness. We discuss:– What is metaphysics– First Causes and the question of ‘Why?’– What is being– Meaning and purpose– “Think for yourself”– A philosophy forged in hell– Science and power– Essence and Existence– Loneliness and Meaning– The existential burden of defining yourself     Please subscribe to our podcast on

View Full Post
Episode 046 – Shavuot and Pentecost

Episode 046 – Shavuot and Pentecost

Shavuot and Pentecost In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss the Jewish Festival of Shavuot and the Christian feast of Pentecost. We discuss:– What is the Festival of Shavuot?– The idea of gift– The Torah as gift– Gift and Reception– Waiting and replacing Judas– Stone and Flesh– Tongues of Fire– Shavuot and the Church– Tower of Babel– The Holy Spirit and the Torah– The constitution of a people– The refusal of Pentecost    

View Full Post
Episode 045 – Authentic Goodness

Episode 045 – Authentic Goodness

Authentic Goodness In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith continue their discussion on authenticity, this time addressing Goodness. We discuss:– Authentic Goodness and Ethics– “Shared Ethical Discourse”– Lost Vocabulary– Emotivism– Goodness tied to Reality– Goodness is a form of Being– Goodness and Desire– Nature of Man and Goodness– Pleasure and the Good Mentioned in this episode:– “After Virtue” By Alastair McIntyre        Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to

View Full Post
Episode 044 – Authentic Truth

Episode 044 – Authentic Truth

Authentic Truth In this episode, we discuss authentic truth and the philosophical implications of truth lying in reality. We talk about:– The dictatorship of relativism– Feelings and Reality– Like beauty, truth lies in reality– Relativism’s view of truth– Unicorns, Badgers, and the Mind– The world is organized and knowable– The alternative to truth is illusion Take Every Thought Captive – 2 Cor 10:4-5“The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On

View Full Post