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Welcome to Godsplaining--contemplative preachers, contemporary age. Each week, join the Dominican friars as they muse on all things Catholic. Considering topics philosophical, theological, cultural, and beyond, Godsplaining presents ideas from the Church’s tradition and brings them to bear on our lives’ most urgent questions.

Welcome to Godsplaining--contemplative preachers, contemporary age. Each week, join the Dominican friars as they muse on all things Catholic. Considering topics philosophical, theological, cultural, and beyond, Godsplaining presents ideas from the Church’s tradition and brings them to bear on our lives’ most urgent questions.
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Welcome to Godsplaining--contemplative preachers, contemporary age. Each week, join the Dominican friars as they muse on all things Catholic. Considering topics philosophical, theological, cultural, and beyond, Godsplaining presents ideas from the Church’s tradition and brings them to bear on our lives’ most urgent questions.

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Episodes

014 - McCarthy and Literature

11/7/2019
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In this episode, Fr. Bonaventure and Fr. Gregory discuss contemporary author Cormac McCarthy and his approach to story telling--the good, the bad, and the violent. Is there meaning on offer, or is it all void of purpose?

Duration:00:30:05

013 - On Pilgrimage

10/31/2019
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In this episode, Fr. Jacob Bertrand and Fr. Gregory describe the place of pilgrimage in the Christian life. What makes a particular site holy? Why is there greater importance assigned to some places rather than others? How can we benefit from this devout manner of being "on the way?"

Duration:00:33:45

012 - Discernment

10/24/2019
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In this episode, Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand discuss what discernment means for Christians, how to think well about the matter, and how to take practical steps on our own journey.

Duration:00:34:28

011 - The Holy Rosary

10/17/2019
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In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk discuss the rosary, its history, its connection with the Order of Preachers, and its place in Catholic life and devotion.

Duration:00:34:28

010 - The Real Presence

10/10/2019
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In this episode, Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Bonaventure Chapman walk through why so few believe in the Real Presence, and how we ourselves can bolster our understanding and belief in the source and summit of our faith.

Duration:00:32:42

009 - The Virtues of Catholic Social Teaching

10/3/2019
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In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk offer a fresh perspective on Catholic Social Teaching by considering the virtues at work in the heart of the mission.

Duration:00:33:27

008 - Teaching and Learning

9/26/2019
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In this episode Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Patrick Briscoe consider what it means to teach, examine what sets a good teacher apart, and discern how we can cultivate the virtues of a good teacher.

Duration:00:31:40

007 - Intentional Discipleship

9/19/2019
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In this episode Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk and Fr. Joseph Anthony Kress discuss the heart of discipleship as described in the Gospels, the letters of St. Paul, and the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Duration:00:35:57

006 - Virtue, Vice, and Sport

9/12/2019
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In this episode, Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk explore parallels between sports and the spiritual life, considering whether sports cultivate virtue, reveal virtue, or undermine virtue.

Duration:00:33:04

005 - Literature and Chesterton

9/5/2019
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In this episode Fr. Bonaventure Chapman and Fr. Gregory Pine discuss the nature of literature and the merits of G. K. Chesterton.

Duration:00:32:32

004 - Loneliness and Friendship

8/29/2019
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In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk discuss the Christian understanding of loneliness and the place of Christian friendship as a help to live well in the midst of lonely times.

Duration:00:37:40

003 - Cosmic Shift: The Ancient to Modern View

8/22/2019
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In this episode, Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Bonaventure Chapman discuss the big difference between how ancients and moderns think about the world.

Duration:00:38:54

002 - True Leisure and the Good Life

8/15/2019
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In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Gregory Pine discuss leisure, its connection to a contemplative life, and its role in cultivating human happiness and a worshipful spirit.

Duration:00:31:59

001 - An Apology for Apologetics

8/8/2019
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In this episode, Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Gregory Pine discuss the inspiration and purpose of apologetics.

Duration:00:32:28