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Catholic:Under The Hood

Fr. Seraphim Beshoner, TOR

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Catholic:Under The Hood

Catholic:Under The Hood

Fr. Seraphim Beshoner, TOR

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Explore the history and spirituality of the Catholic Church from a Franciscan Perspective. Sound seeing tours, interviews, and more.

Latest Episodes

#496 – A History of the Catholic Church – Justinian’s Code

Links: Photo of mosaic of Justinian I by Petar Milošević Map of Europe in 526 Litle Hagia Sophia/Sergius and Bacchus . The Code of Justinian Map of Samaria Justinian’s law on the Jews Check out the other great Catholic podcasts at the Starquest Production Network To listen, just click on the link below: #496 – […]

--2019 JUN 8
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#496 – A History of the Catholic Church – Justinian’s Code

#495 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of Benedict

Saint Benedict of Nursia and his Rule set out to establish a monastic charism of moderation for beginners that would become the model of monastic spirituality throughout the West. We also look at the importance of monastic penance and child oblates. Links: Icon of Saint Benedict Map of important sites connected to Benedict Rule of […]

--2019 JUN 1
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#495 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of Benedict

#494 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Council of Orange

Conflicts over Augustine’s theology of prevenient grace and predestination arise in Gaul as Caesarius of Arles defends himself against suggestions of heresy at the Council of Orange. Pope Boniface II tries and fails to name his successor. A pope changes his name. Links: Photo of relic of Caesarius of Arles by Cangadoba Canons of the […]

--2019 MAY 25
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#494 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Council of Orange

#493 – A History of the Catholic Church – Choosing a Successor

After a survey of the Christian/Jewish relationship in the former Roman Empire and in the Byzantine Empire, we look at the status of Christians outside the Byzantine Empire. We end with a look at how Pope Felix IV tried to avoid a crisis over his succession, yet accomplished that very thing. Links: Mosaic of Mosaic […]

--2019 MAY 18
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#493 – A History of the Catholic Church – Choosing a Successor

#492 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of the Master

In the late 5th/early 6th century, there were significant developments in monastic spirituality. In the West, the appearance of the Rule of the Master. In the East, the homilies of Jacob of Serug. Bishops tried to exert control over monastics, monastics worked to keep themselves autonomous. The laity also experienced new expressions of spirituality – […]

--2019 MAY 11
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#492 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of the Master

#491 – A History of the Catholic Church – Episcopal Responsibilities

A growing Church and political instability mean new responsibilities for the clergy – especially the bishops. Not even the Church of Rome remains unaffected. Links: Icon of Caesarius of Arles Map of the territory of the various Patriarchs Check out the other great Catholic podcasts at the Starquest Production Network To listen, just click on […]

--2019 MAY 4
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#491 – A History of the Catholic Church – Episcopal Responsibilities

#490 – A History of the Catholic Church -Complexities of Christian Art

The Church in the late 5th/early 6th centuries continues to struggle with the right relationship to the pagan culture of the Greek/Roman Empire – what must be rejected as false, what should be preserved as true, what can be authentically Christianized. Links: Image of Murano Diptych Poetry: Paulinus of Pella – Eucharisticon Music: Boethius on […]

--2019 APR 27
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#490 – A History of the Catholic Church -Complexities of Christian Art

#489 – A History of the Catholic Church – Anno Domini

In this episode, we look at the Easter Tables of Dionysius Exiguus, the beginnings of the Anno Domini dating system, historical Chronicles and the Liber Pontificalis – all seeking to present God as Lord of time and history. Links: Image of Ravenna Paschal/Easter Calendar by Apatak. The Collectio Dionysiana – Dionysius’ work on canon law […]

--2019 APR 20
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#489 – A History of the Catholic Church – Anno Domini

#488 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Death of Boethius

As the Church of Rome and the Emperor Justin move to restore ties with the end of the Acacian Schism, tensions between King Theodoric of Italy and the Byzantine Empire increase leading to the imprisonment and death of both the Roman Senator Boethius and Pope John I. In the East, the Monophysites face the challenges […]

--2019 APR 13
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#488 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Death of Boethius

#487 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Scythian Monks

The Scythian Monks hoped to end the conflict between the Chalcedonians and Monophysites. But their endorsement of Theopaschatism – that one of the Trinity/Jesus Christ was crucified in the flesh caused concern in both the East and the West – as the debates between Cyril and Nestorius and between Augustine and Pelagius continued to challenge […]

--2019 APR 6
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#487 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Scythian Monks

Latest Episodes

#496 – A History of the Catholic Church – Justinian’s Code

Links: Photo of mosaic of Justinian I by Petar Milošević Map of Europe in 526 Litle Hagia Sophia/Sergius and Bacchus . The Code of Justinian Map of Samaria Justinian’s law on the Jews Check out the other great Catholic podcasts at the Starquest Production Network To listen, just click on the link below: #496 – […]

--2019 JUN 8
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#496 – A History of the Catholic Church – Justinian’s Code

#495 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of Benedict

Saint Benedict of Nursia and his Rule set out to establish a monastic charism of moderation for beginners that would become the model of monastic spirituality throughout the West. We also look at the importance of monastic penance and child oblates. Links: Icon of Saint Benedict Map of important sites connected to Benedict Rule of […]

--2019 JUN 1
Comments
#495 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of Benedict

#494 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Council of Orange

Conflicts over Augustine’s theology of prevenient grace and predestination arise in Gaul as Caesarius of Arles defends himself against suggestions of heresy at the Council of Orange. Pope Boniface II tries and fails to name his successor. A pope changes his name. Links: Photo of relic of Caesarius of Arles by Cangadoba Canons of the […]

--2019 MAY 25
Comments
#494 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Council of Orange

#493 – A History of the Catholic Church – Choosing a Successor

After a survey of the Christian/Jewish relationship in the former Roman Empire and in the Byzantine Empire, we look at the status of Christians outside the Byzantine Empire. We end with a look at how Pope Felix IV tried to avoid a crisis over his succession, yet accomplished that very thing. Links: Mosaic of Mosaic […]

--2019 MAY 18
Comments
#493 – A History of the Catholic Church – Choosing a Successor

#492 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of the Master

In the late 5th/early 6th century, there were significant developments in monastic spirituality. In the West, the appearance of the Rule of the Master. In the East, the homilies of Jacob of Serug. Bishops tried to exert control over monastics, monastics worked to keep themselves autonomous. The laity also experienced new expressions of spirituality – […]

--2019 MAY 11
Comments
#492 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rule of the Master

#491 – A History of the Catholic Church – Episcopal Responsibilities

A growing Church and political instability mean new responsibilities for the clergy – especially the bishops. Not even the Church of Rome remains unaffected. Links: Icon of Caesarius of Arles Map of the territory of the various Patriarchs Check out the other great Catholic podcasts at the Starquest Production Network To listen, just click on […]

--2019 MAY 4
Comments
#491 – A History of the Catholic Church – Episcopal Responsibilities

#490 – A History of the Catholic Church -Complexities of Christian Art

The Church in the late 5th/early 6th centuries continues to struggle with the right relationship to the pagan culture of the Greek/Roman Empire – what must be rejected as false, what should be preserved as true, what can be authentically Christianized. Links: Image of Murano Diptych Poetry: Paulinus of Pella – Eucharisticon Music: Boethius on […]

--2019 APR 27
Comments
#490 – A History of the Catholic Church -Complexities of Christian Art

#489 – A History of the Catholic Church – Anno Domini

In this episode, we look at the Easter Tables of Dionysius Exiguus, the beginnings of the Anno Domini dating system, historical Chronicles and the Liber Pontificalis – all seeking to present God as Lord of time and history. Links: Image of Ravenna Paschal/Easter Calendar by Apatak. The Collectio Dionysiana – Dionysius’ work on canon law […]

--2019 APR 20
Comments
#489 – A History of the Catholic Church – Anno Domini

#488 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Death of Boethius

As the Church of Rome and the Emperor Justin move to restore ties with the end of the Acacian Schism, tensions between King Theodoric of Italy and the Byzantine Empire increase leading to the imprisonment and death of both the Roman Senator Boethius and Pope John I. In the East, the Monophysites face the challenges […]

--2019 APR 13
Comments
#488 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Death of Boethius

#487 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Scythian Monks

The Scythian Monks hoped to end the conflict between the Chalcedonians and Monophysites. But their endorsement of Theopaschatism – that one of the Trinity/Jesus Christ was crucified in the flesh caused concern in both the East and the West – as the debates between Cyril and Nestorius and between Augustine and Pelagius continued to challenge […]

--2019 APR 6
Comments
#487 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Scythian Monks
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