The Search Continues

The Search Continues

35 Episodes

The Search Continues is a series of Q&A interviews by Chris Stefanick with professors from the Augustine Institute. Based on some of the most searched questions on the internet on the Catholic faith, these videos accompany The Search and help facilitators with questions that might come in The Search group discussions.

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The Search Continues
  • What are the Sacraments?

    Episode 1

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    Are sacraments just rituals? Do they do anything? Who invented them? Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Chris Stefanick uncover the centrality of the sacraments.

  • What is Heaven?

    Episode 2

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    Does heaven exist? Is heaven the eternal Church? Dr. Michael Barber and Chris Stefanick clear up common misunderstandings about heaven.

  • Why is there a Pope?

    Episode 3

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    Did Jesus think of the pope? What is a pope? Dr. John Sehorn and Chris Stefanick hone in on the history of how the office of the pope came to be.

  • What is the Mass?

    Episode 4

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    Why should I want to go to Mass with my whole heart? What actually happens? Fr. John Riley and Chris Stefanick discuss the roots of Mass and its profound implications for us today.

  • Is there Really a Hell?

    Episode 5

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    Where is hell? How can a loving God send people to hell? Dr. Michael Barber and Chris Stefanick unravel what hell is and how people can go there.

  • Where did the Bible come from?

    Episode 6

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    Why is the Bible called the Word of God? What's so special about it? Dr. Mark Giszczak and Chris Stefanick uncover who actually wrote the Bible and how certain books were chosen to be included in the Bible.

  • Is there a Right and Wrong?

    Episode 7

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    Who decides if there's a right and wrong? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick discuss the moral life and why right and wrong exist.

  • What about Church Scandals? #2

    Episode 8

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    Why be Catholic if Church leaders are scandalous? Dr. John Sehorn and Chris Stefanick talk about it.

  • Religion or Relationship?

    Episode 9

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    Can I be spiritual but not religious? Why do I need religion if I have a relationship with Jesus? Dr. John Sehorn and Chris Stefanick talk about it.

  • What is Sin?

    Episode 10

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    Did the Church make up rules to take away our fun? Is sin real? Dr. John Sehorn and Chris Stefanick talk about it.

  • Was Jesus Really Foretold?

    Episode 11

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    Does Jesus fulfill the Old Testament? Is Jesus prefigured in the Old Testament? Dr. Mark Giszczak and Chris Stefanick discuss passages that anticipate Jesus.

  • Why are Protestant Bibles Shorter?

    Episode 12

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    Which Bible translations are Catholic? Why do Catholic Bibles have more books than Protestant Bibles? Dr. Mark Giszczak and Chris Stefanick talk about it.

  • Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

    Episode 13

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    How do we know Jesus rose from the dead? Dr. Michael Barber and Chris Stefanick discuss various oppositions to the truth that Jesus actually died and rose from the dead.

  • What's Wrong with Sola Scriptura?

    Episode 14

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    Is the Bible alone enough for me to be saved? Do I need the Church? Dr. Mark Giszczak and Chris Stefanick talk about Scripture, Tradition and the Magisterium of the Church.

  • How Do I Read the Bible?

    Episode 15

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    Is there only one way to use the Bible? Dr. Mark Giszczak and Chris Stefanick open up what the Bible is and ways in which you could read it.

  • What is Purgatory?

    Episode 16

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    Is purgatory hell? Is it in the Bible? Dr. Michael Barber and Chris Stefanick talk about it.

  • What about Divorce and Annulments?

    Episode 17

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    Can a Catholic get divorced? Lucas Pollice and Chris Stefanick share the Church's teaching on marriage.

  • What about the Apocalypse?

    Episode 18

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    When is Jesus coming back? How do you read the Book of Revelation? Dr. Michael Barber and Chris Stefanick talk about how to read and understand the Apocalypse of John.

  • What does the Church Teach about IVF?

    Episode 19

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    In-vitro fertilization is a sensitive issue. Lucas Pollice and Chris Stefanick explain the Church's teaching on IVF.

  • What is Authentic Friendship?

    Episode 20

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    What is it and how do you get it? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick dig into the truth and virtue of authentic friendship.

  • What about Human Sexuality?

    Episode 21

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    Does the Church actually care about human sexuality? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick talk about it.

  • Why is there Evil?

    Episode 22

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    If God is good, why is there so much suffering in the world? Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Chris Stefanick tackle this fundamental question.

  • What about Church Scandals?

    Episode 23

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    What does a Catholic priest say about scandals in the Church? Fr. John Riley and Chris Stefanick confront the reality of sin within the Church's hierarchy and what to do about it.

  • What is Marriage?

    Episode 24

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    Why should you even bother to get married? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick share about the Church's teaching on marriage.