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Faith and Reason | Catholic Central

KAI: You know, Libby, thanks to science and reason, we know there are about a billion trillion stars in the Universe. (owl hooting) LIBBY: And thanks to faith, we have a sense of awe and wonder at our place in all that. Even though we can only see like seven stars here in L.A. (traffic… Read More »

Strange Fire Q&A: Answering the Critics (Selected Scriptures)

PHIL: It turns out that some of our Charismatic friends and brothers are not happy with you and… JOHN: This is true. PHIL: They’ve been writing a flood of criticisms and complaints and questions about the conference and your book and I’ve collected some of those and I want to ask them to you tonight.… Read More »

Master of Arts in Theological Studies and Pastoral Ministry

(energetic music) – “Education of the whole person” is one of the phrases that’s used around here, so that concern for the student as an academic in the classroom, but also a concern for their future vocational plans, for their personal sense of well-being while they’re here. – To be in an environment that is… Read More »

Does John 6 support a Catholic understanding of the Eucharist?

In the Gospel of John chapter 6 Jesus is recorded telling his disciples you have to eat my flesh and drink my blood if you want to have eternal life. Doesn’t this support a Catholic understanding of the Eucharist? Let’s read the words of Jesus in John chapter 6 starting in verse 53 he says… Read More »

Why Don’t Catholics Believe in the Pre-Existence of Souls?

Teresa, in Seattle, Washington, listening on Sacred Heart Radio. Teresa, you are on with Jim Blackburn. Hi there, how are you? Very good, Teresa. Hi, Teresa. Hi. My question is: why don’t we believe in the pre-existence of souls? Okay. Well, the Catholic Church teaches that God creates the human soul at the first moment… Read More »

Agora – Are Catholics Liberal or Conservative?

One of my first topics I want to talk about Is an easy one. Not easy to find a resolution, but easy in the sense it’s obvious. It’s because our world today is more and more divided between liberal and conservative When I first met my congregation, the Brothers of St. John, I mentioned about… Read More »

Catholic Answers Live TV | Season 1 | Episode 6

Welcome to the G.K. Chesterton Studio. I’m Cy Kellett, and I get to sit right here at this desk each weekday to host Catholic Answers Live. I’m joined by some of the best apologists, theologians, and ministers you’ll find anywhere, as they respond to caller questions about Catholic life and faith. Today, we’d like to… Read More »

Why Religion Influences Politics More Now Than 50 Years Ago | Monica Duffy Toft

So religion has become more influential in global politics, and it really started taking off in the 1970s, Whereas people today, if you read contemporary newspapers and magazines and journals and stuff, you would think that it all started in the post-9/11 era—that as a result of 9/11 people started noticing or thought that’s where… Read More »

Giving an Account of Our Hope

– In the previous lecture, I proposed some tasks for doing political theology in a global context. These tasks are to function and facilitating and supporting participation in the transformation of human society through critical knowledge born of subject-empowering, life-giving love and hope. What does it mean to speak of hope? We know that hope… Read More »

Is tithing biblical?

– A question many Christians have is whether we should tithe and tithing for most people means giving 10%. Well, we’ll return to that question. The first thing I want to say is good Christians disagree on this. This isn’t the clearest thing in the Scriptures. And maybe the second thing I’d want to say… Read More »