Pints With Aquinas

164: How to study like Aquinas, with Kevin Vost

164: How to study like Aquinas, with Kevin Vost

Today I sit down with Kevin Vost to discuss Aquinas' advice on how to study better. We also listen to a brand new awesome song by the one and only Emma Fradd. Get Kevin's new book How To Think Like Aquinas Become a patron here. Thank you, thank you, thank you! --- LETTER OF ST. THOMAS...

BONUS |Making the Pro-Life Case W/ Stephanie Gray | The Matt Fradd Show Ep. 9

BONUS |Making the Pro-Life Case W/ Stephanie Gray | The Matt Fradd Show Ep. 9

I sit down with pro-life logic ninja Stephanie Gray to discuss abortion. I think this will be the best interview you've ever heard about how to refute pro-abortion arguments and how to make the pro-life case. Thanks to our sponsors! ---------- ūüėÉ Covenant Eyes (use promocode...

163: How was Aquinas educated? How should our kids be? W/ Steven Rummelsburg

163: How was Aquinas educated? How should our kids be? W/ Steven Rummelsburg

In today's episode I chat with my mate Steven Rummelsburg about: - How Aquinas was educated. - The problem of public (and many Catholic) schools today. - The beauty of Homeschooling. --- Please consider becoming a patron, it really helps a great deal. https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd ---...

162: Aquinas on sexual desire W/ Fr. Jacob Janczyk

162: Aquinas on sexual desire W/ Fr. Jacob Janczyk

Today I chat with Dominican priest Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk about what Aquinas had to say about sexual desire and how our lower desires can help us become a saint. Please support my work on Patreon and get free stuff! https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd

161: Catherine of Sienna on Responding to Church Crises With/ Sr. Mary Madeline Todd, OP

161: Catherine of Sienna on Responding to Church Crises With/ Sr. Mary Madeline Todd, OP

Today I want to share with you a power and beautiful talk given by Sr. Mary Madeline Todd, OP, about the current crisis in the Church and what we can learn from St. Catherine of Sienna about how to deal with it. Please consider supporting my work today at https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd

Responding to Criticism (An update on the Matt Fradd Show)

Responding to Criticism (An update on the Matt Fradd Show)

In this short solo podcast I discuss your feedback on previous episodes of The Matt Fradd Show, tell you what I'm learning, and share some (hopefully) exciting news! Please consider supporting this work: https://www.patreon.com/mattfradd

160: Bible study with Thomas Aquinas

160: Bible study with Thomas Aquinas

Thanks for listening! Today we'll take a look at that bit at the end of John's gospel where our Lord asks Peter, "Do you love me more than these?" Enjoy! Please support me (Thank you!) on Patreon here or directly here.

159: How to prepare for Holy Mass W/ Fr. Ryan Mann

159: How to prepare for Holy Mass W/ Fr. Ryan Mann

Thanks for listening! Please support me (Thank you!) on Patreon here or directly here. Here's a slightly different translation of Aquinas' prayer before Mass: Almighty and everlasting God, behold I come to the Sacrament of Thine only-begotten Son, our Lord Jesus Christ: I come as one...

158: Aquinas on the act of faith

158: Aquinas on the act of faith

Thanks for listening! Please support me on Patreon (Thank you!) here. Check out that photo of me and Br. Joseph here. Here's the text I read from the Summa II-II, Q.2 (articles 1,2, and 3). I answer that, "To think" can be taken in three ways. First, in a general way for any kind of...

157: Discerning and living your vocation LIVE from Washing D.C.

157: Discerning and living your vocation LIVE from Washing D.C.

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155: 5 reasons Christ rose from the dead, W/ Trent Horn

155: 5 reasons Christ rose from the dead, W/ Trent Horn

Support me on Patreon here or directly here. Get Counterfeit Christs by Trent Horn here. Get Hidden in Plain View by Lydia McGrew here. Listen to that debate on Unbelievable? Between Tim McGrew and Peter Boghossian here. Here's the text we read from Aquinas: I answer that, It behooved Christ...

154: Atheism, God, and Heaven, W/ Fr. Gregory Pine

154: Atheism, God, and Heaven, W/ Fr. Gregory Pine

Hey all, This is an episode of The Matt Fradd Show that just came out last week. If you'd like to subscribe to my Youtube channel, do that here. You can also subscribe to The Matt Fradd Show on iTunes if you want to listen to the shows instead of watch them. Become a patron here (or, if you...

153: Is it possible to hate God?

153: Is it possible to hate God?

In today's episode we'll take a look at the following questions: Is it possible to hate God? Is hatred of God the greatest of sins? Is hatred of one's neighbor always a sin? Is hated a deadly sin? If not, from what deadly sin does hatred arise? We'll also be reading a lot from...

150: Heresy, Schism, and Apostasy, with Gomer

150: Heresy, Schism, and Apostasy, with Gomer

Today we're joined around bar table by my good mate, Michael Gormley (Gomer) of Catching Foxes to discuss a wide range of topics through a Thomistic lens. We discuss: - Virtue ethics - Heresy, schism, and apostasy - The difference between material and formal heresy - Bishop Robert...

149: Did Jesus know he was God? With Fr. Dominic Legge, OP

149: Did Jesus know he was God? With Fr. Dominic Legge, OP

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148: How to CRUSH Lent this year (Aquinas' 3 reasons to fast)

148: How to CRUSH Lent this year (Aquinas' 3 reasons to fast)

Sup! Today we chat with Aquinas about the 3 reasons we should fast. If you'd like to support me and get a bunch of FREE stuff in return, go here. When you give me $10 or more a month you'll get access to Aquinas' meditations for Lent! Thanks for your support, y'all....

147: Aquinas & Augustine (Best tag team ever), W/ Fr. Damian Ference

147: Aquinas & Augustine (Best tag team ever), W/ Fr. Damian Ference

Today I'm joined by Fr. Damian Ference to discuss Aquinas & Augustine. How they complement each other, how Aquinas builds upon Augustine, and why you still should be reading Augustine even if you're an Aquinas geek. ... Like me. Get Fr. Ference's new book, The Strangeness of...

146: The unnamed evil of our times (and how to overcome it) With Fr Chris Pietraszko

146: The unnamed evil of our times (and how to overcome it) With Fr Chris Pietraszko

Today I chat with Fr. Chris Pietraszko about the sin of sloth. Please support me and all my work at PintsWithAquinas.com/Donate Here's the texts we read: I answer that, Sloth, according to Damascene (De Fide Orth. ii, 14) is an oppressive sorrow, which, to wit, so weighs upon man's mind,...

145: 5 Lessons from the passion of Christ

145: 5 Lessons from the passion of Christ

Thanks to everyone of you who'd like to support me: PintsWithAquinas.com/donate Here's the text from Aquinas we read this week: From all this then is seen the effect of the passion of Christ as a remedy for sin. But no less does it profit us as an example. St. Augustine says that the...

144: Are faith and reason incompatible? With Dr. Michael Gorman

144: Are faith and reason incompatible? With Dr. Michael Gorman

Today I sit down with philosopher Dr. Michael Gorman to discuss faith and reason. What a great episode. Great a beer, here we go! Check out (and buy) our new Aquinas merch: https://teespring.com/shop/aquinas-tee?tsmac=recently_viewed&tsmic=recently_viewed#pid=369&cid=6513&sid=front...

143: What is life? With Christopher Frey

143: What is life? With Christopher Frey

Today I sit down with philosopher, Dr. Frey to discuss life. A much more difficult issue than you might think. Here's two of the main texts' from Aquinas that Dr. Frey and I reference ... I bet if you read these excerpts after listening to the show they'll make a lot more sense....

HAPPY (BLOODY) FEAST DAY, THOMISTS!

HAPPY (BLOODY) FEAST DAY, THOMISTS!

To celebrate the feast of Thomas Aquinas we’re doing two really cool things. First, we’re giving away this FREE audio book, Aeterni Patris: On the Restoration of Christian Philosophy, an encyclical by Pope Leo XIII in 1879. The aim of the encyclical was to advance the revival of Scholastic...

142: Excommunicating Andrew Cuomo

142: Excommunicating Andrew Cuomo

Below is the entire text from Aquinas I wrote, but before that... Thank God for good bishops like Bishop Rick Stika (@BishopStika) and Bishop J. Strickland (@Bishopoftyler). Go follow them and thank them for being faithful sons of the Church. Whether the Church should excommunicate anyone?...

141: Overcoming scrupulosity LIVE from SEEK!

141: Overcoming scrupulosity LIVE from SEEK!

Check out our brand NEW PWA merch here: https://teespring.com/aquinas-tee#pid=369&cid=6513&sid=front --- This episode of PWA was recorded LIVE at FOCUS' SEEK conference in Indianapolis, IN earlier this month. In this episode I sit down with the priests from Catholic Stuff You Should...

BONUS | Feminism, Postmodernism, & Gender Theory Craziness| Matt Fradd Show Ep 4.

BONUS | Feminism, Postmodernism, & Gender Theory Craziness| Matt Fradd Show Ep 4.

Yo! Go subscribe to The Matt Fradd Show podcast:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-matt-fradd-show/id1443398185 I sit down with Abigail Rine Favale for nearly 3 hours to discuss her unlikely conversion, why she no longer identifies as a feminist, and postmodernism. So much postmodernism....

140: Intro to Aquinas (Yeeeey!)

140: Intro to Aquinas (Yeeeey!)

Watch the next Matt Fradd Show here (click "set a reminder") this Friday at 8pm EST: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=932&v=6MfsHlJ1I6E If you've never listened to Pints With Aquinas, today's episode is a GREAT place to begin. In today's episode I'll...

139: The glories of the Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary

139: The glories of the Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary

Today we talk all about Mary, the Mother of God. Enjoy! Please support me (thanks!) at Patreon.com/mattfradd THE MOTHER OF CHRIST The error of Nestorius, who refused to acknowledge that Blessed Mary is the Mother of God, is likewise excluded. Both Creeds assert that the Son of God was born or was...

BONUS | Lizzie Reezay's public conversion

BONUS | Lizzie Reezay's public conversion

Many of you have asked me to interview Lizzie Reezay‚ÄĒwho has well over 200,000 subscribers on Youtube! Well, I heard you, and did just that. We talk about what it was like converting from Protestantism to Catholicism in such a public way. Learn more about Lizzie here. See her Youtube channel here.

138: How to be happy in 2019! With Dr. Jennifer Ann Frey

138: How to be happy in 2019! With Dr. Jennifer Ann Frey

Today I'm joined around the bar table by Dr. Jennifer Frey to discuss happiness. What is it? How can we get it? Is it possible to have it perfectly in this life? We take a look at how happiness and virtue are connected and see what Aristotle, Boethius, and Aquinas have to say on the matter....

137: Becoming God (Deification/Theosis), with Fr. James Brent O.P.

137: Becoming God (Deification/Theosis), with Fr. James Brent O.P.

Today I chat with Fr. James Brent O.P. about that very interesting line in the Catechism of the Catholic Church from St. Athanasius, "For the Son of God became man so that we might become God" (CCC 460). Enjoy! Pints With Aquinas is fully fan funded. Please consider becoming a patron here.

136: God, the Big Bang, and the Multiverse, with Dr. Stephen Barr

136: God, the Big Bang, and the Multiverse, with Dr. Stephen Barr

Today I sit down with theoretical particle physicist, Stephen Barr to discuss God, the Big Bang, and the Multiverse. Enjoy the show? Please consider supporting Pints With Aquinas here. Check out the Society of Catholic Scientists here. Get Dr. Barr's book, Modern Physics and Ancient Faith...

BONUS | Conversion, Crisis, & Spiritual Warfare | Matt Fradd Show Ep 2.

BONUS | Conversion, Crisis, & Spiritual Warfare | Matt Fradd Show Ep 2.

Matt Fradd sits down with Dr. Paul Thigpen to discuss a whole host of interesting things: how he became an atheist at the age of 12; why he gave his life to Christ; his encounters with the Devil, and the current crisis in the Catholic Church. To support me on Patreon (Thank you!):...

135: How to make friends, with. Dr. John Cuddeback

135: How to make friends, with. Dr. John Cuddeback

Today we're joined around the bar table by Dr. John Cuddeback, philosopher at Christendom College, to discuss the importance and beauty of friendship. Please support Pints With Aquinas on Patreon here. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. See more at our website, Pints With Aquinas...

134: 7 reasons I love Thomas Aquinas (and you should too)

134: 7 reasons I love Thomas Aquinas (and you should too)

Today I share with you 7 reasons I love Thomas Aquinas and you should to. To support me on Patreon (Thank you!): https://patreon.com/mattfradd To follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattfradd To follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattfradd/ To follow me on Facebook:...

BONUS | Loving the beautiful this Black Friday, with Jimmy Mitchell

BONUS | Loving the beautiful this Black Friday, with Jimmy Mitchell

Thanks y'all. Get Advent With Aquinas: Reflections on the Incarnation and Birth of Christ by becoming a patron here. Vote Pints With Aquinas as the best Catholic podcast here! --- Be sure to checkout https://lovegoodculture.com/pints/ and their amazing podcast,...

133: Aquinas on Evangelizing Muslims with Dr. David Bertaina

133: Aquinas on Evangelizing Muslims with Dr. David Bertaina

Please become a Patron of Pints With Aquinas here. In today's episode of Pints With Aquinas we're joined around the bar table by Dr. David Bertaina to discuss how to evanelize Muslims. We take a look at a lesser known work of Thomas' called, in English, Reasons for the Faith Against...

132: Did Jesus really claim to be God? With Brant Pitre

132: Did Jesus really claim to be God? With Brant Pitre

Hey all, For the next 2 weeks we're doing a promotion. If you become a $10 or more patron of Pints With Aquinas here, I'll send you all that other free stuff AND I'll send you a limited edition Thomas Aquinas magnet for your car ... AND I'll send you a super awkward private...

131: The problem of evil and suffering, with Eleonore Stump

131: The problem of evil and suffering, with Eleonore Stump

Pints With Aquinas is funded by listeners like you, support on Patreon here. Here's my previous episode on the problem of evil. Here's how Aquinas formulated the problem of evil: "It seems that God does not exist; because if one of two contraries be infinite, the other would be...

130: Why curiosity is the enemy of wonder

130: Why curiosity is the enemy of wonder

If you'd like to support me and all the work I'm doing on patreon please do that here. Learn more about Pints With Aquinas here. ... Today we discuss the virtue of studiousness and the vice of curiosity. Aquinas discusses in this in the Secunda secundae of the Summa (see below). Here are...

129: Aquinas on Anger, with Fr. Chris Pietraszko

129: Aquinas on Anger, with Fr. Chris Pietraszko

Sup, please become a Patron of Pints With Aquinas here. Oh, and subscribe to my Youtube channel here. Today I interview Fr. Chris Pietraszko about what Aquinas had to say about anger (or wrath). Fr. Christopher is a priest in the diocese of London, Ontario, Canada. He devotes himself to on-going...

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