FORMED Now

FORMED Now

18 Seasons

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  • Stories of the New Evangelization

    Episode 1

    In this episode of FORMED Now, Dr. Gwen Adams and Taylor Kemp sit down to discuss By an Unexpected Way: Stories of the New Evangelization. This book, written by Dr. Adams, discusses some of the ways in which Catholics are creatively re-presenting the Gospel to the contemporary world.

  • The Warrior Maiden: St. Joan of Arc

    Episode 2

    Dr. Tim Gray and author Paul McCusker discuss Paul's latest book "The Warrior Maiden: St. Joan of Arc" and the importance of books in forming the hearts and minds of kids. "The Warrior Maiden: St. Joan of Arc" is the story of 12 year-olds Andrew Perry and Eve Virtue as they travel alongside the y...

  • The Baptism of the Lord

    Episode 3

    We are excited to announce our series of FORMED Now! Christmas and New Year special episodes. In these episodes, professors from the Augustine Institute Graduate School will lead us in reflections throughout the season from December 22nd through January 11th.

    FORMED Now! will return to its re...

  • A Sign of Contradiction: On Retreat with Karol Wojtyla (Introduction)

    Episode 4

    Taylor Kemp and Dr. Christopher Blum, Provost of the Graduate School of Theology, introduce a Lenten series preached by Cardinal Karol Wojtyla—later Pope John Paul II—compiled into a single volume and recently brought back into print.

    This retreat walks listeners and viewers through major theme...

  • The Art of Living: Justice (6 of 6)

    Episode 5

    Dr. Ben Akers welcomes Dr. Edward Sri to discuss his new book, The Art of Living:The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love, and the virtues generally. In these episodes, viewers will learn what a virtue is, how to grow in them, and how our ability to love is dependent on our pursuit of the vir...

  • The Art of Living: Temperance (5 of 6)

    Episode 6

    Dr. Ben Akers welcomes Dr. Edward Sri to discuss his new book, The Art of Living:The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love, and the virtues generally. In these episodes, viewers will learn what a virtue is, how to grow in them, and how our ability to love is dependent on our pursuit of the vir...

  • The Art of Living: Courage (4 of 6)

    Episode 7

    Dr. Ben Akers welcomes Dr. Edward Sri to discuss his new book, The Art of Living:The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love, and the virtues generally. In these episodes, viewers will learn what a virtue is, how to grow in them, and how our ability to love is dependent on our pursuit of the vir...

  • The Art of Living: Prudence (3 of 6)

    Episode 8

    Dr. Ben Akers welcomes Dr. Edward Sri to discuss his new book, The Art of Living: The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love, and the virtues generally. In these episodes, viewers will learn what a virtue is, how to grow in them, and how our ability to love is dependent on our pursuit of the vi...

  • The Art of Living: How to Grow in Virtue (2 of 6)

    Episode 9

    Dr. Ben Akers welcomes Dr. Edward Sri to discuss his new book, The Art of Living: The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love, and the virtues generally. In these episodes, viewers will learn what a virtue is, how to grow in them, and how our ability to love is dependent on our pursuit of the vi...

  • The Art of Living: What Is Virtue? (1 of 6)

    Episode 10

    Dr. Ben Akers welcomes Dr. Edward Sri to discuss his new book, The Art of Living: The Cardinal Virtues and the Freedom to Love, and the virtues generally. In these episodes, viewers will learn what a virtue is, how to grow in them, and how our ability to love is dependent on our pursuit of the vi...

  • A Sign of Contradiction: The Challenge of Secularism

    Episode 11

    Taylor Kemp and Dr. Christopher Blum, Provost of the Graduate School of Theology, introduce a Lenten series preached by Cardinal Karol Wojtyla—later Pope John Paul II—compiled into a single volume and recently brought back into print.

    This retreat walks listeners and viewers through major theme...

  • A Sign of Contradiction: God and Love

    Episode 12

    Taylor Kemp and Dr. Christopher Blum, Provost of the Graduate School of Theology, introduce a Lenten series preached by Cardinal Karol Wojtyla—later Pope John Paul II—compiled into a single volume and recently brought back into print.

    This retreat walks listeners and viewers through major theme...

  • A Sign of Contradiction: Who Do You Say That I Am?

    Episode 13

    Taylor Kemp and Dr. Christopher Blum, Provost of the Graduate School of Theology, introduce a Lenten series preached by Cardinal Karol Wojtyla—later Pope John Paul II—compiled into a single volume and recently brought back into print.

    This retreat walks listeners and viewers through major theme...

  • A Sign of Contradiction: Priest, Prophet, King

    Episode 14

    Taylor Kemp and Dr. Christopher Blum, Provost of the Graduate School of Theology, introduce a Lenten series preached by Cardinal Karol Wojtyla—later Pope John Paul II—compiled into a single volume and recently brought back into print.

    This retreat walks listeners and viewers through major theme...

  • A Sign of Contradiction: The Myth of Progress

    Episode 15

    Taylor Kemp and Dr. Christopher Blum, Provost of the Graduate School of Theology, introduce a Lenten series preached by Cardinal Karol Wojtyla—later Pope John Paul II—compiled into a single volume and recently brought back into print.

    This retreat walks listeners and viewers through major theme...

  • The Jeweler's Shop: Act One

    Episode 16

    Pope St. John Paul II is known as a great theologian, philosopher, and pastor. However, he was not only a great thinker but was also a man in tune with the arts, as demonstrated by his poetry and his work as a playwright. In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger explore o...

  • The Jeweler's Shop: Introduction

    Episode 17

    Pope St. John Paul II is known as a great theologian, philosopher, and pastor. However, he was not only a great thinker but was also a man in tune with the arts, as demonstrated by his poetry and his work as a playwright. In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger explore o...

  • The Jeweler's Shop: Act Two

    Episode 18

    Pope St. John Paul II is known as a great theologian, philosopher, and pastor. However, he was not only a great thinker but was also a man in tune with the arts, as demonstrated by his poetry and his work as a playwright. In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger explore o...

  • The Jeweler's Shop: Act Three

    Episode 19

    Pope St. John Paul II is known as a great theologian, philosopher, and pastor. However, he was not only a great thinker but was also a man in tune with the arts, as demonstrated by his poetry and his work as a playwright. In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger explore o...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 1 of 7)

    Episode 20

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst:40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discussion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching on...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 2 of 7)

    Episode 21

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst:40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discussion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching on...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 3 of 7)

    Episode 22

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst:40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discusssion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching o...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 4 of 7)

    Episode 23

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst:40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discusssion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching o...

  • "I Thirst" Book Discussion (Part 5 of 7)

    Episode 24

    Walk with Saint Mother Teresa throughout the season of Lent with I Thirst:40 Days with Mother Teresa accompanied by this seven-part book discusssion between Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Daniel Moloney. Throughout Lent, Dr. Akers and Fr. Moloney will dive into Mother Teresa's spirituality, her teaching o...