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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

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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.

    On Catholic Writing with Brendan Hodge - Part 1

    On Catholic Writing with Brendan Hodge - Part 1

    We sit down with Brendan Hodge author of the book "If You Can Get It" by Ignatius Press. We'll discuss the book itself, what it's like publishing his first novel, and what it means to be a 'Catholic' writer.

    Show Snippet: "The title is based on the title of a George and Ira Gershwin song "Nice work if you can get it"...but the song is about love and it's about relationships and how love and relationships are what makes life worth living. And I kind of liked it as a play on words."

    • 27 min
    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Approach - Part 4

    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Approach - Part 4

    As we wrap up our four-part series on conspiracy theory thinking we discuss a pastoral approach that places emphasis upon spiritual discernment and guidance as an essential first step.

    "So if conspiracy theories are troubling you or troubling someone you know, the first question is "How's your prayer life?" If your prayer life has taken a hit because of a certain level of anxiety around this, then that's ground zero..."

    • 23 min
    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Approach - Part 3

    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Approach - Part 3

    In this part three of four, we take a look at some of the psychological and sociological foundations within conspiracy theory thinking that allow false narratives and misleading information to take root in others and in ourselves.

    Show Snippet: "When there are things that are hard for us, we want to be able to make sense out of that...this is such a core aspect of our humanity that we will latch on to things even when the effects of that lead to greater anxiety and greater fear."

    • 30 min
    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Approach - Part 2

    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Approach - Part 2

    Continuing our four-part series on conspiracy theory type thinking we deep dive into what this kind of thinking is, and how to identify content that may be engaged in this style of thought.

    "So conspiracy theories will often give you the illusion of leaving you to your own conclusions so you feel like you've done the research, you're doing the thinking, but it's actually a bit of a set-up..."

    • 51 min
    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Response - Part 1

    Conspiracy Theory Thinking: A Pastoral Response - Part 1

    This week we begin a four-part series to discuss conspiracy theory thinking. In this part one, we'll ask what conspiracy theory thinking is and is not, and discuss the difference between this kind of thinking and healthy skepticism.

    Show Snippet: "This is not just like a social problem, but it's also a Pastoral problem because it's happening in the Church, it's happening to Church people, it's breaking down our capacity as a Church to have health discussions around controversial issues..."

    • 30 min
    From Catholic Creationism to Theistic Evolution - An Interview with Dr. Stephen Little

    From Catholic Creationism to Theistic Evolution - An Interview with Dr. Stephen Little

    An interview Dr. Stephen Little, of the University of Notre Dame as discussing his shift in world view from Catholic Creationism to Theistic Evolution.

    Show Snippet - "When I was in high school I had to write a research paper and I basically had to synthesize all of the evidence, from a scientific perspective, that I felt presented an obstacle or a challenge to evolution. And I had that reviewed by an English teacher and a science teacher...and one of them even said this almost persuades me..."

    • 46 min

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