Catholic Commentary on The Chosen
Episode 1 | Catholic Commentary on The Chosen | Season 3
Episode 4 • 42m
With Season 1 in the books, we're jumping right into Season 3.
Don't worry! Dr. Barber and Dr. Hefelfinger will be back for Season 2.
In this episode, Dr. Barber and Dr. Hefelfinger dive into Season 3 of The Chosen and unpack its first episode: "Homecoming." Highlighting the episode's theological significance for Catholics, they reflect on The Chosen's interpretation of the Sermon on the Mount, Matthew's response, the mystery of evil, and the call of Judas.
1. Matthew, moved by Jesus' words, resolves to make amends with his father. 1. Reflect on Matthew 5-7. What stands out? How is Jesus' teaching challenging you to take action today?
2. Grace is God's life in us; by it, we are transformed into Christ. How have you seen grace at work in your life, enabling you to do the impossible and love as Jesus does?
3. How does The Chosen's depiction of Judas challenge you to consider the mystery of evil?
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