Jul 3, 2020
Modernity treats the human physique just about as a machine for the
manufacturing of delight. It’s tuned up, fueled, and oiled for peak
efficiency, after which when it’s now not of use, it’s burnt and
disposed of in a maximally environment friendly method.
Paradoxically, the denial of a soul which persists after bodily
demise has led us to disclaim the physique itself as elementary to human
id. The allegedly soulless fashionable has much less hope of
resurrection than the Saducees ever did. We by some means concern demise extra
but by no means have interaction with the fact of demise.
Scott Hahn joins the present to speak about how the incarnation,
demise and resurrection of the Son of God modified how our
civilization seen the physique, demise and the afterlife.
Sadly, even Catholics as we speak deal with useless our bodies in a manner that
doesn’t convey this actuality. But how we method demise &
burial has the potential to indicate the Catholic distinction and
evangelize our tradition.
[1:24] The current confrontation (or lack thereof) with
mortality and demise
[4:28] Trendy Gnostic attitudes in the direction of the physique
[7:21] The traditional pagan sense of reverence for useless our bodies vs.
that of the Hebrews
[15:08] The duality in Jewish remedy of corpses
[23:48] Shift to early Christian attitudes
[29:12] Rediscovering a wholesome, balanced and hopeful view of
the human physique
[31:41] What does it imply that we’ll have “non secular our bodies”
after the resurrection?
[47:07] Catholic beliefs in regards to the penalties of failing to
correctly bury the useless
[53:50] Revival of cremation by French revolutionaries, Masons,
Communists and neo-pagans as a deliberate assault on the Church
[59:51] The relevance of sacramentals and relics to the query
[1:05:05] Inordinate concern of demise through the current pandemic;
causes for hope
Hope to Die: The Christian Which means of Dying and the
Resurrection of the Physique
“In all issues, charity (even pandemics)”
Scott Hahn http://www.scotthahn.com/
Emily Stimpson Chapman https://thecatholictable.com/about-emily-stimpson/
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