The person of Jesus Christ is the part of the Triune God that we relate to on a personal level, but many heresies along the way have tried to negate the truth of Christ’s human nature. In this episode hear how the personal aspect of Christ is fundamental to our salvation as we follow history through a few heresies that made claims against it.
God’s covenant with Noah is a significant part of man’s relationship with God. We learn from its narration in the Old Testament and through reflections offered in the New Testament. This covenant still provides invaluable teachings for Christianity today.
In this episode we utilize our resources of the Bible and the Catechism to discuss what we know about life in heaven.
In this episode we discuss the story of creation focusing on the covenant God made with Adam.
In this episode we take a look at the Old Testament scriptures of Samuel and Isaiah to understand the unique kingship of Christ. These passages demonstrate the relationship between the messianic promises God makes early on in the Bible and the reign of Christ that takes hold in the New Testament.
In this episode we discuss Biblical covenants and we explore the unity of the numerous stories that compose the Bible as a whole.
The life of this saint-to-be exhibits modern day holiness. She was born in 1971 and from her birth to her death her life demonstrates how holiness takes shape in the midst of modern challenges.
The Church is built on a foundation of so many great saints who followed Christ to continue His mission, and thanks to St. Jerome, since early on in the life of the Church believers have had access to the Bible in their own language. “Ignorance of Scripture, is ignorance of Christ!”In this episode hear how the Church Father and brilliant linguist, St. Jerome, used his skills for the greater glory of God.
Love and sacrifice are common literary themes that present truth in a new and beautiful way. Literature allows the reader to confront questions of the heart and develop a deeper understanding of the human experience. These themes are central in the spiritual life and offer an opportunity to touch truth beyond religion textbooks.
- Online: The “1,000 Good Books List” http://www.classical-homeschooling.org/celoop/1000.html
- Book: Bloom, Harold. The Western Canon: The Books and Schools of the Ages, 1995. — not a specifically Catholic author, but a valuable book nonetheless.
- Books recommended on the podcast episode:
- Specifically Catholic:
- Greene, Graham. End of the Affair, 1951.
- Undset, Sigrid. Kristin Lavransdatter, 1920.
- Dickens, Charles. Bleak House, 1852-53.
- MacDonald, George. The Princess and Curdie, 1883.
- Specifically Catholic:
A spiritual life can seem detached from our daily, human life, but indeed Christ assumed a human life that we can relate to and look to for spiritual guidance. In this episode learn how Christ’s humanity is for us the center of spiritual life.