Theology on Tap Podcast

How to Be a Part-Time Monk – Fr. Augustine Wetta, OSB

You are designed to “be perfect as the Heavenly Father is perfect” (Mat 5:34).  But that’s impossible.  You are designed “to pray without ceasing” (1 Thess 5:17). But how?  The ancient monks of the Egyptian Desert discovered a long-forgotten—and surprisingly easy—way to do both.

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Devoted – Rachel Leininger

Spend some time listening to what it means to be hopelessly devoted. Many Catholic young adults spend most of their time thinking about it, after all. Rachel Leininger – a formerly single person – shares from some of her own experiences on how to develop an undistracted devotion… to the Lord.

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No Salvation Outside the Church – Dr. Ed Hogan

No Salvation Outside the Church – Where did that theological idea come from, and does the Church still hold it today, and if so, what does it mean?

In this talk, we’ll look at the origins of this idea in the 3rd century, and its development through three major theological phases. We’ll explore why, today, we can neither hold the idea in its plain sense nor simply abandon it without ceasing to be Christian. Underneath it all the key question will be: when we talk about salvation and Jesus, what kind of God do we think we’re dealing with?

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Liar, Lunatic, or Lord – Dr. James McCullough

“Liar, Lunatic, or Lord: C.S. Lewis and His Trilemma Argument for the Truth of Jesus”

In his approach to Christian apologetics, CS Lewis sought to confront listeners with a basic matter of decision: Who do you say Jesus Christ is?

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Women in the Church – Katie Pesha

In this talk, Katie Pesha will explore the nature, vocation, and mission of women with a closer look into Saint John Paul II’s Letter to Women, and offer insights into some of the most contested questions surrounding women’s role in the Church today.

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Hot Topics in Reproductive Ethics – Dr. Cara Buskmiller

In this talk Dr. Cara dispels some misinformation about the teachings of reproductive ethics in the church and, explains why the teachings are what they are, and points out how we can evangelize successfully about the beauty and freedom of these teachings.

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Praying Through My Priorities – Fr. Anthony Wieck, SJ

“Praying Through My Priorities: How to Experience the Joys of a Purpose Driven Life”

In this talk, Fr. Anthony Wieck offers practical wisdom for finding balance in our life, using Ignatian forms of prayer as a basis for determining and implementing Godly priorities.

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