FORMED Now

FORMED Now

18 Seasons

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  • Our Life in Christ

    Episode 1

    Join Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger as they explore moral theology in the third pillar of the Catechism.

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  • The Virtue of Patience Amidst Chaos

    Episode 2

    Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum, Academic Dean of the Augustine Institute Graduate School, sit down to discuss the virtue of patience. This conversation talks about the role of patience in the Christian life, how it is expressed, the difficulties of exercising it, and how to practically...

  • Saint Francis de Sales and the Character of a Christian: Courage (Part 4 of 4)

    Episode 3

    In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum sit down to discuss St. Francis de Sales, his best known work The Introduction to the Devout Life, and the character of a christian revealed through his life's witness and writings. We hope you enjoy this new series on an incredi...

  • Saint Francis de Sales and the Character of a Christian: Sincerity (Part 3 of 4)

    Episode 4

    In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum sit down to discuss St. Francis de Sales, his best known work The Introduction to the Devout Life, and the character of a christian revealed through his life's witness and writings. We hope you enjoy this new series on an incredi...

  • Saint Francis de Sales and the Character of a Christian: Prayer (Part 2 of 4)

    Episode 5

    In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum sit down to discuss St. Francis de Sales, his best known work The Introduction to the Devout Life, and the character of a christian revealed through his life's witness and writings. We hope you enjoy this new series on an incredi...

  • Saint Francis de Sales and the Character of a Christian: Devotion (Part 1 of 4)

    Episode 6

    In this four-part series, Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher O. Blum sit down to discuss St. Francis de Sales, his best known work "The Introduction to the Devout Life", and the character of a Christian. We hope you enjoy this new series on an incredible counter-reformation Saint and apply his wis...

  • The Art of Living: What Is Virtue? (1 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 vi...

  • The Theological Virtues: Introduction

    Episode 8

    What are the theological virtues and how do they impact our lives as Christians today? How do we grow in them? Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger dive into the theological virtues and discuss their place in God's plan for humanity.

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  • The Theological Virtues: Faith

    Episode 9

    What are the theological virtues and how do they impact our lives as Christians today? How do we grow in them? Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger dive into the theological virtues and dicuss their place in God's plan for humanity.

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  • The Theological Virtues: Hope

    Episode 10

    What are the theological virtues and how do they impact our lives as Christians today? How do we grow in them? Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger dive into the theological virtues and discuss their place in God's plan for humanity.

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  • The Theological Virtues: Love

    Episode 11

    What are the theological virtues and how do they impact our lives as Christians today? How do we grow in them? Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger dive into the theological virtues and discuss their place in God's plan for humanity.

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

    Episode 12

    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: Prudence (3 of 6)

    Episode 13

    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: Courage (4 of 6)

    Episode 14

    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 15

    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: Justice (6 of 6)

    Episode 16

    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...