• The Case for Jesus by Dr. Brant Pitre

    Dr. Brant Pitre, Scripture scholar and bestselling author, uses biblical and historical evidence to bolster the "case for Jesus" by exposing the problems with the many false theories that have been introduced over the past hundred years, resulting in widespread skepticism about the reliability of...

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    The Case for Jesus | The Augustine Institute Show

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  • The Case for Jesus

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    Dr. Brant Pitre, Scripture scholar and bestselling author, uses biblical and historical evidence to bolster the "case for Jesus" by exposing the problems with the many false theories that have been introduced over the past hundred years, resulting in widespread skepticism about the reliability of...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 4
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 4

    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 4: When Were the Gospels Written?

    Some attempt to cast doubt on the reliability of the Gospels, asserting they were written too late in the first century to provide accurate information about Jesus. Is there any evidence that the Gospels were written closer to the events they describe? ...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 6
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 6

    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 6: Did Jesus Claim to Be God?

    What answers can we give skeptics who think that the early Christians exaggerated stories about Jesus and made him out to be something he was not? Dr. Pitre takes an in-depth look at three particular New Testament passages that show Jesus’s revelation of hi...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 5
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 5

    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 5: The Kingdom of God and the Messiah

    Who did Jesus claim to be? Who was he? Looking at Jesus’s own words and his fulfillment of two key Old Testament prophecies in the Book of Daniel, Dr. Pitre opens up Jesus’s oft repeated promise to usher in the Kingdom of God.

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 7
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 7: The Crucifixion of Jesus

    Why would Jesus, who preached about the love of God, detachment form worldly goods, and love of one’s neighbor, be so violently opposed that his enemies arranged his execution? In this session, Dr. Pitre looks at the details surrounding Jesus’s trial and Deat...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Episode 2
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Episode 2

    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 2: The Early Church Fathers

    The early church is not silent on the authorship of the Gospels. From the earliest members of the Christian faith, the early Church Fathers, we learn how well-attested it was that the Gospels are in fact written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 3
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 3: Are the Gospels Biographies?

    Do the Gospels tell us the truth about Jesus? Or should we view them as folklore, fables, or legends? Dr. Pitre demonstrates how the Gospels are best understood as ancient biographies, and, consequently, as reliable sources of historical information about...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 8
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 8: The Resurrection of Jesus

    What is the Resurrection? What do we mean when we say Jesus “rose from the dead”? Dr. Pitre lays out the evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus, focusing on three things:the empty tomb, the appearances of Jesus to his disciples, and the fulfillment of script...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 9
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 9

    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 9: Question and Answer

    Dr. Pitre takes time to answer numerous questions regarding the material covered over the course of the study.

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 1
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    Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 1

    Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

    Session 1: Were the Gospels Anonymous?

    Can we trust the Gospels? Were these accounts written by individuals with firsthand knowledge of Jesus Christ? Dr. Pitre begins this series by examining why the Gospels are reliable sources of information about Jesus and by looking at the historical eviden...

  • Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre

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    Do you follow Jesus ‘on the way’?

    Can we trust the Gospels? Do we really know who wrote them? Do the Gospels communicate truth – or fabricated fables? Who is Jesus? Who did Jesus claim t...

  • 2020 Anchored Bible Conference: Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary

    2020 Anchored Bible Conference
    Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary - Dr. Brant Pitre

    You can find a link to Dr. Pitre's handout on the schedule under his talk title here

    Brant Pitre is the Distinguished Research Professor of Scrip...

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    Lectio

    10 seasons

    The Lectio series is a growing video library of Catholic Bible studies, rich with sacred art and stories from the lives of the saints. Led by distinguished faculty members of the Augustine Institute, topics include individual books of the Bible, prayer, evangelization, Mary, and the case for Jesu...

  • Easter Week on FORMED (April 18, 2022)
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    Easter Week on FORMED (April 18, 2022)

    Easter Week on FORMED — (April 18, 2022)

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  • The Spirit of Father Damien: The Leper Priest by Jan de Volder

    Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exiled lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, is finally Saint Damien. His sanctity took 120 years to become officially recognized, but between his death in 1889 and his canonization in 2009, amid creeping secularization and suspicion of the m...

  • The Spirit Remembers
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    The Spirit Remembers

    The Wild Goose with Fr. Dave Pivonka - Discovering a Deeper Relationship with the Holy Spirit

    "For the one whom God sent speaks the words of God. He does not ration his gift of the Spirit." - John 3:34
    It's important for us to remember the great things that God has done for us. Often we become consumed with our daily struggles and forget all that that Lord has done. We may also only foc...

  • The Spirit and the Eucharist
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    The Spirit and the Eucharist

    The Wild Goose with Fr. Dave Pivonka - Discovering a Deeper Relationship with the Holy Spirit

    "At the center of the Church is the Eucharist, where Christ is present and active in humanity and in the whole world by means of the Holy Spirit." - Pope St. John Paul II
    The Eucharistic liturgy is saturated with the presence of the Holy Spirit. From the moment you decide to go to Mass the Holy ...