FORMED Book Club

FORMED Book Club

2 Seasons

Join Catholic experts and book lovers with decades of experience in publishing for in-depth weekly discussions of relevant Catholic texts. Hosted by Fr. Joseph Fessio, SJ (Founder of Ignatius Press), Vivian Dudro (Senior Editor at Ignatius Press), and Joseph Pearce (Director of Book Publishing at Augustine Institute). These discussions are part of an online community that reads and discusses a different book each month.
Go to formedbookclub.ignatius.com to sign up for free!

Books discussed:
Chance or the Dance by Thomas Howard. Electronic versions are available here.
Real Philosophy for Real People by Fr. Robert McTeigue .S.J.

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FORMED Book Club
  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Philosophy for the total beginner: we take on the opening chapters of "Real Philosophy for Real People" by Robert McTeigue, S.J.

    "Real Philosophy For Real People" is available for purchase at Ignatius.com.

  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 2

    Episode 2

    Faith and reason: are they opposites, or two wings on the same bird? We discuss chapters one, two, and three of Robert McTeigue's "Real Philosophy for Real People".

    "Real Philosophy For Real People" is available for purchase at Ignatius.com.

  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 3

    Episode 3

    What's real and what's not? And is life worth living at all? Nihilism, naturalism, existentialism, and more as we unpack chapters 3 and 4 of Robert McTeigue's "Real Philosophy for Real People".

    "Real Philosophy For Real People" is available for purchase at Ignatius.com.

  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 4

    Episode 4

    Fate versus destiny, "now" versus the present, and other tricky concepts as we unpack chapter 4 of Robert McTeigue's "Real Philosophy for Real People".

    "Real Philosophy For Real People" is available for purchase at Ignatius.com.

  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 5

    Episode 5

    What makes me me? My thoughts, my emotions, my body? How is it all connected? This week, we plumb the depths of the human person with chapter 5 of Robert McTeigue's "Real Philosophy for Real People".

    "Real Philosophy For Real People" is available for purchase at Ignatius.com.

  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 6

    Episode 6

    Would you fill a sacred chalice with coffee? Why or why not? Sex, the sacredness of the human body, and more as we finish our discussion of chapter 5 of Real Philosophy for Real People by Robert McTeigue, S.J.

    "Real Philosophy For Real People" is available for purchase at Ignatius.com.

  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 7

    Episode 7

    "Now what?" We conclude our discussion of Real Philosophy for Real People by Robert McTeigue, S.J.

    "Real Philosophy For Real People" is available for purchase at Ignatius.com.

  • FORMED Book Club - "Real Philosophy For Real People" - Episode 8

    Episode 8

    "Philosophers let theories get in the way of what they and everyone else know." An interview with Robert McTeigue, S.J., on bad philosophy, transgenderism, and much more. This concludes our discussion of Father McTeigue's book Real Philosophy for Real People.

    "Real Philosophy For Real People"...