100 episodes

With a history that spans three continents, and over 50 years experience in the medical community John Patrick speaks to Christian and secular groups around the world, communicating effectively on medical ethics, culture, public policy, and the integration of faith and science.

Doctor John Patrick John Patrick

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

With a history that spans three continents, and over 50 years experience in the medical community John Patrick speaks to Christian and secular groups around the world, communicating effectively on medical ethics, culture, public policy, and the integration of faith and science.

    The Transformative Power of Reading

    The Transformative Power of Reading

    In this enlightening episode, Dr. John Patrick delves into the profound impact of reading and the troubling ethical issues facing the medical community today. He begins by discussing how reading can change lives, particularly for the younger generation who often see it as a chore rather than a joy. Dr. Patrick emphasizes the importance of secondary worlds created through literature and how they enrich human experience. Throughout the podcast, Dr. Patrick challenges listeners to reconsider their reading habits, the state of current ethical practices in medicine, and the importance of genuine human interaction.
     
    // LINKS //
    Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
    Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
    Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
    Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
    Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
    LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

    • 31 min
    The Power of the Bible and The Sermon on the Mount

    The Power of the Bible and The Sermon on the Mount

    In this compelling episode, Dr. John Patrick explores the profound resilience and faith of early Christian martyrs, contrasting their steadfastness with the contemporary erosion of trust in society. He shares engaging anecdotes from historical and modern contexts, including the inspirational story of Polycarp and his own experiences lecturing in Russia. Dr. Patrick also delves into the troubling decline of educational standards and the vital importance of biblical literacy for meaningful communication. Through personal reflections and insightful analysis, this episode invites listeners to consider the enduring values of faith, trust, and wisdom in an increasingly secular world.
     
    // LINKS //
    Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
    Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
    Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
    Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
    Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
    LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

    • 33 min
    The Power of Law and Grace

    The Power of Law and Grace

    Dr. Patrick discusses the importance of being a good role model for children, the intersection of grace and legalism, and the timeless wisdom of the Ten Commandments. Dr. Patrick reflects on the historical context of biblical laws and their application in modern life, emphasizing the role of family and community in nurturing moral values. He shares personal anecdotes and insights on maintaining integrity and faith in a rapidly changing world, making this episode a thought-provoking exploration of biblical principles and their enduring significance.
     
    // LINKS //
    Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
    Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
    Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
    Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
    Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
    LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

    • 19 min
    Uncover the Power of Timeless Wisdom and I'ts Relevance in Today's World

    Uncover the Power of Timeless Wisdom and I'ts Relevance in Today's World

    Rediscover the profound impact of biblical literacy on our modern lives with Dr. John Patrick. Explore the loss of shared narratives, the distinction between wisdom and knowledge, and the vital role of scripture in providing context and stability in society. This episode offers personal anecdotes, historical insights, and cultural observations that highlight the enduring relevance of biblical wisdom.
     
    // LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
    Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
    Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
    Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
    Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
    LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick
     

    • 39 min
    A Journey Through Western Christianity and Modern Challenges

    A Journey Through Western Christianity and Modern Challenges

    In this episode of the Doctor John Patrick podcast, Dr. Patrick explores the decline in deep intellectual engagement and genuine passion within faith. He discusses how Western traditions, rooted in Judeo-Christian values and Greek philosophy, have shaped societal norms and contributed to global progress. Highlighting insights from Michael Polanyi, Dr. Patrick emphasizes the importance of transcendent ideals like truth, justice, and charity, and critiques modern trends such as virtue signaling and the rejection of absolute truths. Join Dr. Patrick in this thoughtful discussion on reconnecting with our deep-rooted traditions to effectively navigate contemporary challenges.
     
    // LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
    Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
    Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
    Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
    Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
    LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

    • 35 min
    The DANGERS of Early Technology Addiction

    The DANGERS of Early Technology Addiction

    In this episode, Dr. John Patrick delves into the critical issues facing modern education and offers insights on how to foster a more enriching and loving learning environment for children. Drawing from his experiences and the works of educational thinkers like Wendell Berry and Jonathan Haidt, Dr. Patrick highlights the importance of nurturing children's natural creativity, the detrimental effects of technology on students' mental health, and the role of moral storytelling in building a strong educational foundation. Tune in to explore practical solutions for parents and educators to revolutionize the way we teach and learn.
     
    // LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
    Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
    Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
    Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
    Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
    LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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Amazing podcast

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