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Dr. John M. Haas
 
DATE:
3/29/2004
 
SERIES:
Teaching of the Virtues in Catholic Tradition
 
 TITLE:
Virtues: Charity

 
Lenten Lecture Series on The Virtues. - This lecture focuses on Charity: The greatest of these is love. And -The Divine Gift Infusing and Suffusing All Virtues Lent is a time for toughening up, for getting rid of the flab, for regaining strength and vitality in our spiritual life. Catholicism is ...[click here for details]
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Father Romanus Cessario
 
DATE:
3/28/2004
 
SERIES:
Passion of Christ
 
 TITLE:
Mel Gibson's “Passion” & Aquinas's Five Modes: How the Passion of Christ Works

 
This Lenten lecture explains the well-known film "The Passion of the Christ" by reference to the account given by Saint Thomas Aquinas in Summa Theologiae IIIa q. 48. There Aquinas appeals to five "modes" whereby he is able to give an account of the efficacy of Christ's Passion. The five "modes" pro ...[click here for details]
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Dr. John M. Haas
 
DATE:
3/22/2004
 
SERIES:
Teaching of the Virtues in Catholic Tradition
 
 TITLE:
The Theological Virtues: Faith and Hope

 
Lenten Lecture Series on The Virtues. - This lecture focuses on Faith: The God-given Bed-rock and Hope: Our Only Consolation in Today’s Culture of Death Lent is a time for toughening up, for getting rid of the flab, for regaining strength and vitality in our spiritual life. Catholicism is no reli ...[click here for details]
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Dr. John M. Haas
 
DATE:
3/15/2004
 
SERIES:
Teaching of the Virtues in Catholic Tradition
 
 TITLE:
Virtues: Fortitude and Temperance

 
Lenten Lecture Series on The Virtues. - This lecture focuses Fortitude: Surmounting the Insurmountable in Pursuit of the Good and Temperance: Passions Leading either to Life or to Death. Lent is a time for toughening up, for getting rid of the flab, for regaining strength and vitality in our spi ...[click here for details]
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Dr. David Schindler
 
DATE:
3/12/2004
 
SERIES:
Biotechnology
 
 TITLE:
The Problem of Modernity: Creation, Freedom and Violence in a Technological Age

 
Dr. Schindler addresses the problem of the understanding of human freedom in a liberal culture, considering the peculiar--i.e., "hidden," "compassionate"--way in which such a culture is disposed toward violence. The reflection focuses on issues in biotechnology, especially embryonic stem cell resear ...[click here for details]
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Dr. John M. Haas
 
DATE:
3/8/2004
 
SERIES:
Teaching of the Virtues in Catholic Tradition
 
 TITLE:
Virtues: Prudence and Justice

 
Lenten Lecture Series on The Virtues. - This lecture focuses on the Prudence: The “Mother” of All Virtues and Justice: Selflessly Giving to Each His Due. Lent is a time for toughening up, for getting rid of the flab, for regaining strength and vitality in our spiritual life. Catholicism is no re ...[click here for details]
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Dr. John M. Haas
 
DATE:
3/1/2004
 
SERIES:
Teaching of the Virtues in Catholic Tradition
 
 TITLE:
Virtues: What is a Virtue? The Moral Virtues

 
Lenten Lecture Series on The Virtues. - This lecture focuses on the definition of a virtue and an overview of the Moral Virtues. Lent is a time for toughening up, for getting rid of the flab, for regaining strength and vitality in our spiritual life. Catholicism is no religion for the timid or fa ...[click here for details]
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Mr. Joseph Pearce
 
DATE:
2/13/2004
 
SERIES:
C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church
 
 TITLE:
C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church

 
There are many Protestants and Catholics who have been deeply affected and spiritually changed by the writings of C.S. Lewis, including many converts to Catholicism who credit C.S. Lewis for playing a significant role in their conversion. However, the ironic and perplexing fact is that Lewis himself ...[click here for details]
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Dr. Peter Kreeft
 
DATE:
1/9/2004
 
SERIES:
Tolkein
 
 TITLE:
The Lordship of Christ in The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien’s Catholic Worldview

 
Is The Lord of the Rings a Catholic story? The Lord of the Rings, while a work of pure literature, also has a philosophic dimension. Dr. Kreeft explores the distinctively Catholic metaphysics, anthropology, epistemology, ethics, and politics in what many polled readers consider the greatest book of ...[click here for details]
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Father George Rutler
 
DATE:
11/14/2003
 
SERIES:
Studies in Faith and Culture
 
 TITLE:
Cultural Illiteracy and the Decline of the West

 
Father Rutler addresses the collapse of the liberal arts in education and its consequences for perceiving and accepting the logic of Catholicism. ...[click here for details]

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