The Capital Sins, Part 3: Wrath, Sloth, and Pride In this episode, Drs. Smith and Bulzacchelli wrap up their series on the capital sins. We cover: – Propensity to wrath and justified anger– Proportionality– Modern Entitlement and wrath– Forgiveness, pain, and wrath– Forms of sloth– The importance of fortitude in all of life– Why sloth is deadly– Priorities and sloth– Pride and morality– Pride and the ultimate end Click here to donate to the work
The Capital Sins, Part 2: Envy and Love of Praise In this episode, Drs. Smith and Bulzacchelli continue their discussion of the capital sins talking about envy and vanity. They cover: 1. The place of envy in the list2. Envy in the Parables3. St Thomas and envy – habit of grieving over the good of another4. Being Conscious of sins5. Detraction6. Vanity and praise7. Whose opinion matters?8. Vanity and Modernity Click here to donate and
The Capital Sins, Part 1: Greed, Gluttony, and Lust In this episode, Dr. Smith and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss three of the seven capital sins: greed, gluttony, and lust. They cover: – The origins of the list of capital sins– Capital sins as natural vices– Sins against the proper desire of the good– Greed: Possession– What really is enough?– Gluttony: Consumption– Habitual excess and the good– Lust: a sense of possession and a sense of consumption–
Lent: To Stand Down In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss Lent and lenten practices and most importantly, the legitimacy of the Impossible Burger during Lent. We cover:– The meaning of “lentare”– Doing more or doing less?– The example of the monks– Book recommendations for Lent– The Impossible Burger Dr. Bulzacchelli’s article on Lent – https://catholicstudiesacademy.com/wh… Click here to support the work of CSA – catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/ Please subscribe to our podcast on
5 Philosophical Principles for Life In this solocast, Dr. Smith discusses 5 philosophical and practical principles to guide life. He covers:5 Principles for Practical Living– Philosophy is a way of life– Augustine, Christianity, and Philosophy– The Interior Life– 1. Do not react– 2. Do not judge– 3. Attend to yourself– 4. Attend to the present– 5. Accept all from God Click here to support the work of CSA – catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/ Please subscribe to our
Understanding the Modern Mind In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss what is called Post Post-Modernism or “Po-Po-Mo”. We cover:– Kant and Modernism– Post Modernism– Social Constructs and Objectivity– Privileged Discourse – Post Post Modernism– Critiques of Po-Po-MoSee image below for reference in video. Click here to support the work of CSA – catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/ Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!