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A Catholic podcast brought to you by the Archdiocese of Regina where we attempt to navigate this winding road of faith in Jesus Christ so that we might know him more intimately, love him more profoundly and together serve him more deeply in our daily lives.

Thinking Faith: The Catholic Podcast with Deacon Eric Gurash and Dr. Brett Salkeld

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

A Catholic podcast brought to you by the Archdiocese of Regina where we attempt to navigate this winding road of faith in Jesus Christ so that we might know him more intimately, love him more profoundly and together serve him more deeply in our daily lives.

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and John Jalsevac - Part 1

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and John Jalsevac - Part 1

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and guest John Jalsevac discuss how, though they have different initial instincts with respect to vaccination, reasoned engagement with the sources makes it possible to sift fact from fiction and find common ground.
    Show Snippet: "I haven't come to some moment of clarity in which the heavens have opened and I realized all the anti-vaxxers or all the pro-vaxxers are right. Where I've come to is a point where I realize that intense, mutually beneficial conversations by people who disagree on matters is desperately needed."

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Dan Shervan: Somewhat of a Catholic - Part 2

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Dan Shervan: Somewhat of a Catholic - Part 2

    Dr. Brett continues his conversation with local writer and newest contributor to Archregina News, Dan Shervan discussing his unique perspectives on faith, spirituality, and religion as part of his personal journey of faith.
    Show Snippet: "It reminds me of Nietzsche saying 'God is dead', and people never know the end of that quote where it's like 'and we'll never wash the blood off our hands'. As soon as you eliminate that transcendent value system, then something else has to try to replace it..."

    • 39 min
    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Dan Shervan: Somewhat of a Catholic - Part 1

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Dan Shervan: Somewhat of a Catholic - Part 1

    Dr. Brett sits down with local writer and newest contributor to ArchRegina News, Dan Shervan discussing his unique perspectives on faith, spirituality, and religion as part of his personal journey of faith.
    Show Snippet: "People will often talk about 'Catholic guilt' and how that's so bad, but to me, it's not 'Catholic guilt', humans just have that, and I think it increases as you get older and you start to notice your failings more and more and more..."

    • 39 min
    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Brendan Steven on Universal Basic Income - Part 4

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Brendan Steven on Universal Basic Income - Part 4

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and guest, Brendan Steven begin a four-part series of discussions on the idea of a Universal Basic Income.
    Show Snippet: "As much as I just said you can't have private property without universal destination of goods, and that's true, private property nonetheless is an important principle, and you do have to discern when are we unjustly taking away from the producer of the goods, goods that are rightfully theirs..."

    • 49 min
    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Brendan Steven Universal Basic Income - Part 3

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Brendan Steven Universal Basic Income - Part 3

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and guest, Brendan Steven begin a four-part series of discussions on the idea of a Universal Basic Income.
    Show Snippet: "An interesting argument against (UBI)...is that UBI is a bandaid for a broken system. What we actually need is a living wage and workers' rights and these other kinds of things, and UBI might help a lot of the people who don't have those things, but in fact, it's just covering for injustice..."

    • 33 min
    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Brendan Steven Universal Basic Income - Part 2

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and Brendan Steven Universal Basic Income - Part 2

    Dr. Brett Salkeld and guest, Brendan Steven begin a four-part series of discussions on the idea of a Universal Basic Income.
    Show Snippet: "Because money is not just an amount, but it's how often it's spent and what it's used for, it actually keeps generating value as it cycles...one of the arguments for how UBI pays for itself is rooted in this idea of the 'velocity' of money..."

    • 27 min

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