Dr. Scott Hahn is on the program to talk about his new book. We discuss the origins of the book, the importance of the body in life and death, the vital part the Eucharist plays in our body as well as our faith, and how early Christian’s treated the body and how that changed western civilization.
Though we celebrate the liturgy of the Eucharist everyday at Mass, there is a tendency to get complacent. Have we taken this great gift of Christ for granted? This seems to be our human nature, because if we do something enough we tend to go through the motions. Have We Taken The Eucharist For Granted?... Continue Reading →
Within the theology of grace, we see a connection between the sacraments as instruments of grace, and Christ who is the instrument of grace. Opponents of the church argue that Christ is the sole mediator and cite 1 Timothy 2:5 as a prooftext. Regarding Christ being the only mediator between God and man the church... Continue Reading →
In the very beginnings of sacred scripture we read of the Lord creating. Each step of creation ended a similar way with the words by describing their goodness. In Genesis 1:31 God had just finished creating man and commanded them to procreate and exercise dominion over the Earth. Genesis 1:31 states, “God saw everything that... Continue Reading →
When it comes to the concept of relation there is some clarification that must first take place. To the everyday person, relation means someone to whom you are related. At the base level this is correct, but philosophically it goes a little deeper. This is especially true when discussing relations in connection with the Trinity. ... Continue Reading →
When studying grace, we see that it is not only a free gift from God, but that it has a strong relationship with other aspects of soteriology. What is the relationship between freedom, grace, divine foreknowledge, predestination, and perseverance as they pertain to the Four Last Things? The relationship between all aspects are intertwined, but... Continue Reading →
Scripture tells us in 2 Timothy 3:16 that “All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.” However, there are some books that have been absolutely instrumental in forming Christian doctrine and thought. One of those books is Ephesians, and the other is Romans. ... Continue Reading →
In the study of linguistics, it is normal to see that the meaning of words may change over time. One such word that fits the category is the word “sacrament”. When we hear that word, we think of the seven sacraments administered by the church. They are a promise from Christ to show that he... Continue Reading →