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Episode 68: Sir Roger Scruton and “The Uses of Pessimism”

Episode 68: Sir Roger Scruton and “The Uses of Pessimism”

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/    

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Episode 67: Understanding the Trinity

Episode 67: Understanding the Trinity

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

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Episode 66: The Totality of the Epiphany

Episode 66: The Totality of the Epiphany

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

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Episode 65: Rising to Glory: Repentance and the Way of Heaven (Great Divorce Part 3)

Episode 64: Pride is the Path to Hell: The Great Divorce Part 2

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!              

Episode 65: Rising to Glory: Repentance and the Way of Heaven (Great Divorce Part 3)

Episode 63: The Great Divorce, Part 1

The Great Divorce, Part 1 In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss C.S. Lewis’ classic, The Great Divorce. Click Here to Support CSA     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!