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Dr John Bergsma

Blazing the Trail

In this episode Miriam is joined by Dr John Bergsma, professor of theology at Franciscan University. Subscribe to Blazing the Trail on your favorite podcast platform.Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more.Discover more about Miriam at MiriamMarston.com.Look through past episodes or support this podcast.Blazing the Trail is produced at the studios of Mater Dei Radio in Portland, Oregon.

28mins

22 Jun 2022

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Kingship and Biblical History with Dr. John Bergsma - Plotlines

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Connor discusses Biblical Kingship and History with Dr. John Bergsma, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University in Steubenville.  https://discord.gg/gbEF8kGu@Cmchugh3567 https://www.sheenrosaries.com/?ref=plotlines https://www.johnbergsma.com/ https://catholicproductions.com/collections/books/john-bergsma

56mins

19 May 2022

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Conversion and the Old Testament Roots of the New Covenant with Dr. John Bergsma - Plotlines

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Connor gets a scriptural lesson from Dr. John Bergsma. https://www.johnbergsma.com/ https://catholicproductions.com/collections/books/john-bergsma https://www.sheenrosaries.com/?ref=plotlines

38mins

17 Mar 2022

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149: A Protestant Bible Scholar Meets a Catholic One (w/ Dr. John Bergsma and Dr. Michael Dauphinais)

The Cordial Catholic

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined by Dr. John Bergsma from the Franciscan University of Steubenville and Dr. Michael Dauphinais from Ave Maria University to talk about their experiences crossing paths as John, a former Protestant pastor and Bible scholar, was on his way into the Catholic Church. What a fun discussion!John and Michael will share about their encounter, their conversations, their wrestling together with theology of Mary, Sola Scriptura and Sola Fide, the Eucharist, apostolic succession, and more! It's the start of a bad joke, what happens when a Protestant Bible scholar and a Catholic Bible scholar walk into a cafeteria – but it's a wonderful story, too!To listen to Dr. Bergsma's full conversion story listen to Episode 67. Dr. Dauphinais has previously appeared on the show in Episode 124.For more from Dr. Michael Dauphinais check out his book The Wisdom of the Word. For more from Dr. John Bergsma visit his website.Send your feedback to cordialcatholic@gmail.com. Sign up for our newsletter for my reflections on  episodes, behind-the-scenes content, and exclusive contests.To watch this and other episodes please visit (and subscribe to!) our YouTube channel.Please consider financially supporting this show! For more information visit the Patreon page.  All patrons receive access to exclusive content and if you can give $5/mo or more you'll also be entered into monthly draws for fantastic books hand-picked by me.If you'd like to give a one-time donation to The Cordial Catholic, you can visit the PayPal page.Thank you to those already supporting the show!Support the show

1hr 15mins

2 Mar 2022

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EXPLORING CATHOLICISM with Padre Jay—A Conversation with Dr. John Bergsma

The Padre Jay cast

Padre Jay sits down with Dr. John Bergsma, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University, to explore Saint Luke the Evangelist!

1hr 6mins

7 Feb 2022

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#10484 The Dead Sea Scrolls - John Bergsma

Catholic Answers Live

What are the Dead Sea Scrolls? What is their relevance for Christianity? Find out these answers and more from this episode of Catholic Answers Live.Questions Covered:16:00 – What would you say to people who would dismiss the Essenes as just a fringe cult? 25:00 – What do the Dead Sea Scrolls teach us about His childhood and early adulthood? 29:15 – What are the Dead Sea Scrolls? 35:20 – Was St. Paul an Essene? 44:38 – Considering the Dead Sea Scrolls, why did the apostles choose the Septuagint type instead of the others? 48:44 – In Mark 4 Jesus says some will not be converted. I once heard that that verse was a reference to Isaiah, is this true and if so, what does that mean? …

4 Feb 2022

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The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Christianity | With Dr. John Bergsma

Know the Faith. Defend the Faith.

Dr. #JohnBergsma joins me today to discuss the #deadseascrolls and their influence on Early #christianity. What did the Qumran community the Messiah? Who was the Teacher of Righteousness? What was the significance of ritual bathing? What was so important about the way they prepared for meals and the position of the presider? He answers all this and much more.Learn more about Dr. Bergsma at https://www.johnbergsma.com/Check out Dr. Bergsma's book about the Dead Sea Scrolls at https://catholicproductions.com/collections/john-bergsma/products/jesus-and-the-dead-sea-scrolls-unlocking-the-jewish-roots-of-christianity About Dr. John Bergsma: Dr. John Bergsma is Professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. A former Protestant pastor, Dr. Bergsma entered the Catholic Church in 2001 while getting his Ph.D. in Bible from the University of Notre Dame. A close collaborator of Dr. Scott Hahn, Bergsma speaks regularly on Catholic radio and at conferences and parishes nationally and internationally. He has authored seven books on Scripture and the Catholic faith, including Bible Basics for Catholics (Ave Maria Press), Stunned by Scripture: How the Bible Made Me Catholic (Our Sunday Visitor), and A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: Old Testament (with Brant Pitre; Ignatius Press). Dr. Bergsma’s talks and studies are available on CD and mp3 from catholicproductions.com. He and his wife Dawn reside with their eight children in Steubenville, Ohio.

30 Aug 2021

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118: The Old Testament Roots of the Catholic Priesthood (w/ Dr. John Bergsma)

The Cordial Catholic

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined by Dr. John Bergsma to talk about the Old Testament Roots of the Catholic priesthood. Dr. Bergsma is a Professor of Theology at The Franciscan University of Steubenville, a renown Biblical scholar, a former Protestant pastor, and a convert to the Catholic faith. In this episode,  Dr. Bergsma takes us all the way back to Adam in the Garden of Eden to show how the priesthood is, in fact, how God has always interacted with man and exactly how, and why, a priesthood which began with Adam, continued through the patriarchs and prophets, continues today in the Catholic Church. It's an incredible episode. To hear more from Dr. Bergsma check out his website, and make sure to listen to our previous discussions on whatever podcast platform you use! Dr. Bergma's book Jesus and the Old Testament Roots of the Priesthood is available from Emmaus Road Publishing.For more, visit The Cordial Catholic. Send your feedback to cordialcatholic@gmail.com. Sign up for our weekly newsletter for my reflections on each episodes, behind-the-scenes content, and exclusive contests! To watch this and other episodes please visit (and subscribe to!) our YouTube channel.Please consider financially supporting this show! For more information visit the Patreon page.  All patrons receive access to exclusive content and if you can give $5/mo or more you'll also be entered into monthly draws for fantastic books hand-picked by me.If you'd like to give a one-time donation to The Cordial Catholic, you can visit the PayPal page.Thank you to those already supporting the show!Support the show

1hr 6mins

14 Jul 2021

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The Biblical Basis for the Priesthood w/ Dr. John Bergsma

Pints With Aquinas

Did you know Jesus was a priest? How about Adam? If that’s a surprise to you, then pull up a barstool with Scripture scholar Dr. John Bergsma and me for a conversation that will blow your mind. You’ll learn about how the Catholic priesthood goes back to the Old Testament, starting all the way back in the Garden of Eden! We also talk about how Christ acts as a priest during the Last Supper and how each of us shares in Christ’s priesthood today. Grab a drink with us (I’ve got coffee) and let’s dive in! Download my FREE ebook, "You Can Understand Aquinas," now! SPONSORS Hallow: http://hallow.app/mattfradd STRIVE: https://www.strive21.com/ Homeschool Connections: https://homeschoolconnections.com/matt/ GIVING Patreon or Directly: https://pintswithaquinas.com/support/  This show (and all the plans we have in store) wouldn't be possible without you. I can't thank those of you who support me enough. Seriously! Thanks for essentially being a co-producer co-producer of the show. LINKS Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/matt-fradd FREE 21 Day Detox From Porn Course: https://www.strive21.com/ SOCIAL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mattfradd Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattfradd Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattfradd Gab: https://gab.com/mattfradd Rumble: https://rumble.com/c/pintswithaquinas MY BOOKS Does God Exist: https://www.amazon.com/Does-God-Exist-Socratic-Dialogue-ebook/dp/B081ZGYJW3/ref=sr_1_9?dchild=1&keywords=fradd&qid=1586377974&sr=8-9 Marian Consecration With Aquinas: https://www.amazon.com/Marian-Consecration-Aquinas-Growing-Closer-ebook/dp/B083XRQMTF/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=fradd&qid=1586379026&sr=8-4 The Porn Myth: https://www.ignatius.com/The-Porn-Myth-P1985.aspx CONTACT Book me to speak: https://www.mattfradd.com/speakerrequestform

2hr 20mins

1 Jun 2021

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5/18/21 - Testimony Tuesday (Dr. John Bergsma)

The Simple Truth

Dr. John Bergsma is a Full Professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. A former Protestant pastor, Dr. Bergsma entered the Catholic Church in 2001 while pursuing his Ph.D. in Theology at the University of Notre Dame. A close collaborator of Dr. Scott Hahn, Bergsma speaks regularly on Catholic radio and at conferences and parishes nationally and internationally.

51mins

18 May 2021

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