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Jimmy Akin

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#10603 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Questions Covered:03:27 – I heard that a priest could deny someone forgiveness. Is that possible? 10:49 – Will a baptism be valid if I took the child to be baptized or performed the baptism myself without the parents’ consent? 17:54 – How would you reconcile evolution with original sin? 20:58 – What’s the difference between the magic in Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings because it seems like the magic in Harry Potter is bad? 28:44 – Why can’t we have separate chalices when receiving communion? 33:04 – Is it ok to add an Our Father for Uriel the archangel to the St. Michael Chaplet? 37:14 – I’m a lapsed Catholic. How would I begin my journey to return? 42:27 – I’m not Catholic. Am I understanding this next statement correctly: When Catholics receive the Eucharist, they are truly becoming one with Jesus. …

29 Apr 2022

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#10602 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Questions Covered:03:40 – If something is taught by the magisterium but is not infallible, could a person disagree with it? 08:03 – How would I defend that the Catholic Faith is true to protestants? 18:44 – I have never been fully satisfied with the Catholic response to “call no man father.” Can You help clarify it for me? 28:40 – I’ve been practicing martial arts and I’m getting a new instructor, but it feels like it borders on eastern religion. Can I still practice this as a good Catholic? 32:48 – What are the positions that the Church relooked at that were once considered modernist ideas that are now approved? 36:45 – Can you help me better understand devotion to relics? 44:48 – In the TLM the consecration prayer for the chalice includes the words the mystery of faith. It was dropped in the new mass. How do I explain to someone that this doesn’t make the Mass invalid? 51:12 – I just became Catholic. I’ve heard some say that Mary didn’t have childbirth pains and others say she did. What’s correct? …

28 Apr 2022

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Young Earth Creationism: Gideon Lazar VS Jimmy Akin

Pints With Aquinas

Gideon Lazar and Jimmy Akin will debate the resolution "the earth was created a few thousand years ago". Format for debate below. 📖 Meditations by St Thomas Aquinas for LENT: https://pintswithaquinas.com/lenten-ebook 🚨 Exodus 90: https://exodus90.com/matt/ 🙏 Hallow: https://hallow.com/partner-mattfradd/?utm_source=influencer&shortlink=59c565e&utm_campaign=mattfradd&utm_medium=email&referrer=mattfradd&c=Matt+Fradd+Custom+Landing+Page&pid=Influencer&af_channel=Influencer Opening Statements: 20 Min each Cross Examination: 20 Min each Audience Questions: 30 minutes Closing Statements: 5 Min each

2hr 16mins

28 Feb 2022

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10,000 Objections to Catholicism ANSWERED w/ Jimmy Akin

Pints With Aquinas

Today we discussed a BUNCH of objections to Catholicism ... I'll add a link or two under each topic if you want to do more research. Make sure you check out Jimmy's excellent podcast: https://sqpn.com/podcasts/jimmy-akins-mysterious-world/ 🔴 Have you joined our growing community on Locals (not a dating site ;)) yet? It's free to join: https://mattfradd.locals.com/ 🔴 Check out Exodus 90! https://exodus90.com/matt/ Check out the transcript of a recent talk Jimmy gave, Why Be Catholic: http://jimmyakin.com/why-be-catholic Here's what we discussed: - Papal authority and infallibility: https://pintswithaquinas.com/what-does-a-bad-pope-mean-for-the-church-w-joe-heschmeyer/ Jimmy's book, Teaching With Authority: https://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Authority-Doctrinal-Confusion-Understand/dp/1683570944?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=&linkCode=sl1&tag=jimmyakincom-20&linkId=7f10c5e79d142b5d53583c24334e4a7b&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl - The Assumption of Mary https://pintswithaquinas.com/4-things-catholics-believe-about-mary-w-tim-staples/ - Hell https://pintswithaquinas.com/25-does-hell-exist-is-it-eternal-with-fr-chis-pietraszko/ JPII on Hell: https://www.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/audiences/1999/documents/hf_jp-ii_aud_28071999.html Pope Benedixt XVI on Hell (especially 45-58): https://www.vatican.va/content/benedict-xvi/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_ben-xvi_enc_20071130_spe-salvi.html - Masturbation C.S. Lewis on masturbation: https://youtu.be/8JstuIjSVwk Catechism on masturbation: http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/para/2352.htm - Contraception https://youtu.be/bIEt018Xmyk - Filioque https://www.catholic.com/tract/filioque *** Then we went into a lightning round ... - Women cant be priests https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jyctoYTY9k - Prayers to saints https://youtu.be/VXmcn9vcDug - Purgatory https://youtu.be/QtEDP9wivN8 Pope Benedixt XVI on Hell (especially 45-58): https://www.vatican.va/content/benedict-xvi/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_ben-xvi_enc_20071130_spe-salvi.html - Calling priest fathers https://www.catholic.com/tract/call-no-man-father Jimmy Akin explaining this at greater length: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ0RMarygLQ - Moving the sabbath to Sunday? https://www.catholic.com/magazine/print-edition/from-sabbath-to-sunday Jimmy Akin explaining this at greater length: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joHiQsgDTs4 - The Rosary is repetitious prayer and that's condemned. https://www.catholic.com/magazine/online-edition/do-catholics-pray-vain-repetitions Jimmy Akin explaining this at greater length: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlegxTFTyWY - Jesus is just a spin off of pagan deities ... new testament not reliable https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Gb8o1_eeFY Other vids and resources on this topic: https://youtu.be/0Gb8o1_eeFY https://youtu.be/2buCpgHUI8U https://youtu.be/2buCpgHUI8U https://amzn.to/3mKApw5 https://amzn.to/32A794t 

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6 Jan 2022

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#10283 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

03:04 – How should one respond to someone says the Neocatechumenal Way is a cult? 12:41 – Why can’t girls be priests? 17:03 – Where do we get all the details of how our churches look and what our priests wear in today’s liturgy? How did we get here from what’s described in the Bible? 21:52 – Is applied kinesiology okay in the Catholic Church? 28:40 – How can we believe the Eucharist is truly Jesus’s body if the body is inherently physical? 34:05 – If someone got married outside the Church, but they want to be married in the Church, can they go to confession and receive the sacraments or do they have to wait until they’re married in the Church? 40:48 – What’s more important: a civil union, or a marriage in the Church? 46:00 – Why did God create the world, and all of us, knowing that there would be pain and suffering? 48:58 – How should I begin reading the Church Fathers? 50:35 – Are the Jews still God’s chosen people? …

17 Sep 2021

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#10272 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Questions Covered:05:23 – What resources can you recommend on the Great Schism? 07:30 – I have a friend who’s a self-proclaimed naturalist and talks about stuff that sounds kind of like witchcraft. How can I talk to him about ditching the mental/spiritual side and coming towards Catholicism? 15:50 – Why don’t we have any devotions to people from the Old Testament? 20:30 – What does “synodality” mean? What is the upcoming synod on synodality going to be about? 24:45 – How do dispensations work? How can a bishop free us from something we’re morally obligated to do? 37:00 – What’s the Catholic take on Romans 4 saying we’re justified by faith and not works? 45:37 – How do we know that the Catholic Church is the original church founded by Jesus? 50:10 – How can I talk to my 20-year-old fallen-away son about coming back to the faith? …

9 Sep 2021

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#10265 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Live

Questions Covered:04:33 – In Acts 3:13-16, Peter says twice the Jewish people denied the holy and righteous one. Why does he say this about others when he did it himself? 07:10 – Is there any effect the Eucharist has on an unborn child when his mother receives it? 11:21 – Can you still receive the Holy Spirit if you smoke cigarettes? 15:12 – When they took all the animals on Noah’s Ark, did that include the dinosaurs? 17:35 – When Jesus forgave the paralytic’s sins, did Jesus forgive the sins that caused him to become paralyzed, or did he forgive unrelated sins? 28:29 – How do you avoid discouragement when your good deeds aren’t accepted by the world? 35:39 – Does the cloud of witnesses (Heb 12) include those in Purgatory? And are they aware of our life events? 43:21 – What’s the difference between Jesus’s Ascension into heaven and Mary’s Assumption into heaven? 45:58 – How did we transition from worshipping on Saturdays to Sundays when Genesis says God sanctified the seventh day? 53:20 – What does the Bible mean when it says St. Paul was forgiven out of ignorance? …

4 Sep 2021

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#375 What Is the Mind? The Catholic View - Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers Focus

We ask Jimmy Akin, apologist and host of Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World, whether there is a Catholic way to understand the mind. Jimmy reviews some of the current thinking about what the mind is, and explains what a Catholic can, and cannot, accept.Cy Kellett:What is a mind anyway? Jimmy Akin is next. Hello and welcome to Focus, the Catholic Answers podcast for living, understanding, and defending your Catholic faith. I’m Cy Kellett, your host, very glad you are here with us. Hey, right up front, let me just say if you could maybe like and subscribe if you’re watching on Yo…

11 Aug 2021

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Does the Kalam Argument Work? w/ Dr. William Lane Craig & Jimmy Akin

Pints With Aquinas

In this episode, I talk with Dr. William Lane Craig and Jimmy Akin, two Christian apologists, about the philosophical version of the Kalam argument. Also in this episode: - A detailed explanation of what the philosophical Kalam argument is - Whether or not the argument works - Using sound arguments to answer the questions of those outside the Church - Dr. William Lane Craig & Jimmy Akin discuss the pros and cons of the argument Sign up for my free course on St. Augustine's "Confessions"! SPONSORS Hallow: http://hallow.app/mattfradd STRIVE: https://www.strive21.com/ 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 Get my NEW book "How To Be Happy: Saint Thomas' Secret To A Good Life," out now! 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

1hr 3mins

3 Aug 2021

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#423 – What’s wrong with apologetics? (with Jimmy Akin)

The Counsel of Trent

Is apologetics too triumphalist? Too complicated? Too biased? In this episode Trent and Jimmy talk about where apologetics can go wrong and how we can fix the practice of this important tool of theology.

1hr 18mins

13 Apr 2021