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A monthly podcast featuring some of the founding members of The Sacra Doctrina Project discussing theological questions with other academic theologians and philosophers. The podcast takes place in a quaestiones disputatae style, encouraging lively and charitable debate. Listen to the most recent episode below.

A monthly podcast featuring some of the founding members of The Sacra Doctrina Project discussing theological questions with other academic theologians and philosophers. The podcast takes place in a quaestiones disputatae style, encouraging lively and charitable debate. Listen to the most recent episode below.
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A monthly podcast featuring some of the founding members of The Sacra Doctrina Project discussing theological questions with other academic theologians and philosophers. The podcast takes place in a quaestiones disputatae style, encouraging lively and charitable debate. Listen to the most recent episode below.

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English


Episodes

On the Extraordinary Minister of Sacraments and the Sacrament of Penance

9/10/2019
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On this episode, we consider whether the priest is properly understood as the extraordinary minister of the sacrament of penance. What is the nature of an extraordinary minister of a sacrament in the first place? We also consider these questions in light of ecclesiological questions, as well as the place of the sacrament of penance in the life of the Church.

Duration:00:39:31

Are the Bride and Groom Really the Ministers of the Sacrament of Matrimony?

6/19/2019
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On this episode of Sed Contra, Brandon Wanless, Daniel Lendman, and Taylor Patrick O'Neill are joined by Fr. Dylan Schrader. They discuss some of the uniqueness of the sacrament of marriage and question whether there are truly any ministers for this sacrament. They also discuss the signification of marriage and the relation between natural and sacramental marriage.

Duration:01:08:21

Is the Crucifixion Necessary? (And Will the Entire Created Order be Saved?)

5/13/2019
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Main text of comment: Elizabeth Johnson Interview with US Catholic: "No one had to die for our sins" Other texts referenced in this episode: Elizabeth Johnson, She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse Freeing Theology: The Essentials of Theology in Feminist Perspective, edited by Catherine M. Lacugna Opening the Field of Practical Theology: An Introduction, edited by Kathleen A. Cahalan and Gordon S. Mikoski Christopher J. Thompson, The Joyful Mystery: Field...

Duration:01:08:01

Contra Universalism (and Is This the Best of All Possible Worlds?)

3/29/2019
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On this month's episode, five of the six founding members of The Sacra Doctrina Project meet to discuss the doctrine of universalism. What is it? Does it have a basis in the Catholic theological tradition? Recent versions of universalism are contrasted with the seminal work Dare We Hope? by Hans Urs von Balthasar. Finally, the hosts debate whether this is really the best of all possible worlds.

Duration:01:16:35

Compendia 01: How Can God Move the Will Infallibly and Yet Contingently?

3/27/2019
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Join us for our first episode of Compendia, a new series of mini-episodes of the Sed Contra podcast. In this episode, Dr. Taylor Patrick O'Neill will consider how St. Thomas Aquinas can maintain that God infallibly moves the human will (such as in the case of actual grace) but without imposing any necessity on the human will (and thus without falling into the errors of Calvinism or Jansenism).

Duration:00:27:18

What is Sacra Doctrina?

3/27/2019
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The inaugural episode of Sed Contra: A Podcast of Catholic Theology. In this episode, we explore the notion of "sacra doctrina." Is it the same thing as theology? Is it merely practical or pastoral? All of that and more.

Duration:00:57:31