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If you could sit down with St. Thomas Aquinas over a pint of beer and ask him any one question, what would it be? Every episode of Pints With Aquinas revolves around a question, a question that St. Thomas addresses in his most famous work, The Summa Theologica. So get your geek on, pull up a bar stool, and grab a cold one. Here we go!

If you could sit down with St. Thomas Aquinas over a pint of beer and ask him any one question, what would it be? Every episode of Pints With Aquinas revolves around a question, a question that St. Thomas addresses in his most famous work, The Summa Theologica. So get your geek on, pull up a bar stool, and grab a cold one. Here we go!
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If you could sit down with St. Thomas Aquinas over a pint of beer and ask him any one question, what would it be? Every episode of Pints With Aquinas revolves around a question, a question that St. Thomas addresses in his most famous work, The Summa Theologica. So get your geek on, pull up a bar stool, and grab a cold one. Here we go!

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175: Aquinas on the Transfiguration

10/15/2019
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Today I sit down with Fr. Dominic Legge to discuss what Aquinas said about the transfiguration of Christ. Please consider supporting us (and getting cool gifts in return!): https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd/posts Here's what we were reading from today: http://www.newadvent.org/summa/4045.htm

Duration:01:05:05

174: 7 Misunderstandings About Thomas Aquinas W/ Fr. Gregory Pine

10/8/2019
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Today I chat with Fr. Gregory Pine about 7 ways people often misunderstand Thomas Aquinas Please support the show here: https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd

Duration:01:11:03

Flannery O'Connor Book Study Tomorrow!

10/1/2019
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Duration:00:02:44

173: What is prayer? (& How to do it)

10/1/2019
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Today I discuss what prayer is, three obstacles I experience when praying, how to develop a prayer rule of life, and 3 reasons Aquinas says we should pray out loud. Please support our work here. It is not essential to such a prayer as this that it be vocal. And yet the voice is employed in such like prayers for three reasons. First, in order to excite interior devotion, whereby the mind of the person praying is raised to God, because by means of external signs, whether of words or of...

Duration:00:59:50

172: The marital debt, W/ Emily Sullivan

9/24/2019
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Hey! Today I chat with Emily Sullivan about the marital debt! And no, we're not talking about money. ... Do not listen if you have kids around. Please consider supporting all the word we do here by supporting us on Patreon --> Patreon.com/mattfradd Here's a little of what Aquinas had to say about the marital debt. Click the link below to get the full context: On the contrary, As the slave is in the power of his master, so is one spouse in the power of the other (1 Corinthians 7:4). But a...

Duration:01:15:43

171: My Africa Trip + a Big Announcement!

9/17/2019
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See photos of my trip here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/29699530 Please support my work at Patreon.com/mattfradd If you hate Patreon, support me directly here: https://pintswithaquinas.com/donate/

Duration:00:32:27

170: Why Love is the cause of Hate, W/ Fr. Gregory Pine

9/10/2019
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Today I sit down with Fr. Gregory Pine to discuss the passions once more. This is really a two part series so we encourage you, if you haven't already, to go and listen to last week's episode before listening to this one. That said, you'll get a lot out of this one regardless. Please consider becoming a patron so our team can keep crushing it at The Matt Fradd Show and Pints With Aquinas. We'll also send you cool gifts as a thank you. Go here: https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd/posts

Duration:00:48:59

169: Aquinas on the Passions, W/ Fr. Gregory Pine

9/3/2019
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Today Fr. Pine and I begin a two part series on Aquinas' understanding of the passions. I've posted a document which will help you better understand what we go into today at https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd/posts So be sure to check that out. Also, if you're not yet a patron of PWA, please consider becoming out at https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd There you'll also be able to see al the cool gifts you'll get in return! Thanks!

Duration:01:15:24

168: Backbiting, Slander, and Calumny

8/27/2019
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Today we're going to talk with Aquinas about backbiting, slander, and calumny. --- Become a patron to support our work and get access to our upcoming Flannery O'Connor book study! --- We're reading from the Secunda Secundae, Q. 73. A. 1;4. On the contrary, It is written (Ecclesiastes 10:11): "If a serpent bite in silence, he is nothing better that backbiteth." I answer that, Just as one man injures another by deed in two ways—openly, as by robbery or by doing him any kind of...

Duration:00:49:09

167: Will pleasure make me happy? W/ Fr. Ryan Mann (part 3)

8/20/2019
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This is the first part in a three part series on happiness. Buckle up! We take you into the writings of Aquinas and show how his advice can help you today. Please consider supporting me on Patreon, here. Read what Aquinas has to say on happiness here: http://www.newadvent.org/summa/2002.htm

Duration:00:57:33

The Assumption of Mary

8/15/2019
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Click here to listen to Munificentissimus Deus, by Pope Pius XII (PATRONS ONLY) --- Happy feast of the assumption of Mary, y’all! Today I talk a little about the assumption of Mary. I respond to what Protestant apologist Norm Geisler has to say regarding Aquinas and the dogma of the assumption. And then (….drum roll….), I share a portion of a brand new audio book, Pope Pius XII’s apostolic constitution in which he defines as dogma Mary’s assumption into Heaven

Duration:00:19:21

166: Will money make me happy? W/ Fr. Ryan Mann (part 2)

8/13/2019
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This is the first part in a three part series on happiness. Buckle up! We take you into the writings of Aquinas and show how his advice can help you today. Please consider supporting me on Patreon, here. Read what Aquinas has to say on happiness here: http://www.newadvent.org/summa/2002.htm

Duration:01:00:37

165: Aquinas on happiness W/ Fr. Ryan Mann (part 1)

8/6/2019
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This is the first part in a three part series on happiness. Buckle up! We take you into the writings of Aquinas and show how his advice can help you today. Please consider supporting me on Patreon, here. Some of Aquinas' text: Article 1. Whether happiness is something uncreated? Objection 1. It would seem that happiness is something uncreated. For Boethius says (De Consol. iii): "We must needs confess that God is happiness itself." Objection 2. Further, happiness is the supreme good....

Duration:00:50:50

164: Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God? W/ Dr. Francis Beckwith

7/30/2019
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Sup gang, please consider becoming a patron here to support all of this work I'm doing at PWA at The Matt Fradd Show. Wow! What a fascinating discussion. I sat down with Dr. Francis Beckwith, professor of philosophy at Baylor University, about something he has spent a lot of time thinking and writing about lately, whether Christians and Muslims worship the same God. He has, I think, a very nuanced and convincing argument. * Check out Dr. Beckwith's new book, Never Doubt Thomas

Duration:01:13:14

BONUS | Peter Kreeft interview | The Matt Fradd Show

7/24/2019
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In this episode of TMFS I talk to Dr. Peter Kreeft, professor of philosophy at Boston College, about his conversion to the Catholic faith, why he loves Thomas Aquinas, his thoughts about Pope Francis, Dostoevsky (obviously) and the best arguments for God and atheism ... and much else besides. --- Thanks to our sponsors: Hallowed: https://hallow.app/ Covenant Eyes: https://www.covenanteyes.com/ Exodus90.com: https://exodus90.com/ --- 👆Subscribe to my channel here:...

Duration:02:15:13

163: 5 (MORE) Reasons For The Incarnation W/ Fr. Gregory Pine (Part 2)

7/23/2019
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Today is the second in a two part series on the incarnation I recorded with Fr. Gregory Pine. If you haven't heard the first episode, maybe go and do that first. Not telling you what to do. Just a suggestion. But if you don't do it you're a bad person. ALSO, I'd like to bring Fr. Gregory Pine on to PWA every other week. To make that happen we need more patrons. Please help this happen by going to https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd --- Here's what we read today: So also was this useful for...

Duration:00:53:03

162: 5 Reasons For The Incarnation, W/ Fr. Gregory Pine (Part 1)

7/16/2019
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Today is the first in a two part series on the incarnation I recorded with Fr. Gregory Pine. I'd like to bring Fr. Gregory Pine on to PWA every other week. To make that happen we need 40 more patrons. Please help this happen by going to https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd --- Here's what we read today: On the contrary, What frees the human race from perdition is necessary for the salvation of man. But the mystery of Incarnation is such; according to John 3:16: "God so loved the world as...

Duration:00:52:21

161: What to do about the scandal in the Church, with Sr. Mary Madeline Todd

7/9/2019
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Today I interview Sr. Mary Madeline Todd about how to have hope in the midst of scandal. If you want to support all the work we do here at Pints With Aquinas would you please go to --> https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd Or you can support me directly (if you hate Patreon) --> https://www.pintswithaquinas.com/donate

Duration:01:03:46

165: 10 BAD arguments for atheism

7/2/2019
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Today I discuss 10 bad arguments for atheism! Enjoy! Also, please consider supporting me on Patreon so I can keep doing all this amazing work --> https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd Three cool things we want to do are: 1. Bring Fr. Gregory Pine on PWA twice a month. 2. Create a PWA app. 3. Record 2 episodes of the MFS every month! Here are the objections I address: 1. Who created God? 2. You’re only a Christian because you were raised one. 3. Flying spaghetti monster / God of the...

Duration:00:53:07

164: How to study like Aquinas, with Kevin Vost

6/25/2019
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Today I sit down with Kevin Vost to discuss Aquinas' advice on how to study better. We also listen to a brand new awesome song by the one and only Emma Fradd. Get Kevin's new book How To Think Like Aquinas Become a patron here. Thank you, thank you, thank you! --- LETTER OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS TO BROTHER JOHN ON HOW TO STUDY Because you have asked me, my brother John, most dear to me in Christ, how to set about acquiring the treasure of knowledge, this is the advice I pass on to you:...

Duration:01:01:20