Imago Dei

Philosophical and Theological reflections for today's world.

About the show

Imago Dei is the program that brings you theological and philosophical reflections for today's world.

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Episodes

  • Roberto and Vera Clemente

    October 17th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 36 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    In this episode we examine the suffering and perseverance of a legendary baseball power couple: Roberto and Vera Clemente. We discuss their powerful story and zero in on some key moments in which they experience a unique suffering as well as the choices they each made to overcome their circumstances.

  • On Suffering

    October 2nd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 11 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    In this episode we discuss suffering. With so much suffering experienced globally and in our lives, how can we gain a deeper understanding of this human experience? Is suffering necessary to live one's life? Is it avoidable? How can we use suffering for the greater Good? We will first take a look at suffering through different philosophical lenses followed by a discussion on Christianity's understanding of suffering.

  • On Catholicism - Part Three

    September 25th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 49 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    In this episode we conclude our discussion on Catholicism. Joe shares his experiences with both the Protestant and Catholic church and his calling within their respective communities. We also discuss the Catholic church's checkered past with scandals and morale shortcomings.

  • On Catholicism - Part Two

    September 18th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 4 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    In this episode we continue our conversation on Catholicism. Joe explains some of the history behind the Reformation. We also discuss the theology of Mary and her significant impact on the Church.

  • 9/11 - 20 Years Later

    September 11th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 21 secs
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    In this episode, we pause our ongoing discussion on Catholicism to discuss and reflect on 9/11. Joe and Louis share their experiences of being in NY on that day and the collective trauma it has created. Joe also discuss ways in which we are able to process, heal, and ultimately grow from such tragedies in our lives.

  • On Catholicism - Part One

    September 4th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 19 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    In this episode, Joe shares his journey with Catholicism. We also discuss the Catholic church as a whole and its existence in the context of today's world. This is the start of a multipart discussion on Catholicism and the Christian faith.

  • On Covid - Part 3: Hope in the Face of Death

    August 28th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  37 mins 31 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    We conclude our conversations about the pandemic centered around a vital force: HOPE. Despite the horror we are all facing, how do we have hope to keep moving forward? In this episode, Joe offers some practical ways to develop hope in our personal lives as well as share that love with our enemies as we live for a better future.

  • On Covid - Part Two

    August 21st, 2021  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 12 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    We continue our conversation on the impacts of covid on the individual. This week we discuss the role capitalism has played on the pandemic. Joe also shares some useful tips on listening well and escaping our echo chambers.

  • On Covid - Part One

    August 14th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  37 mins 58 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    Get ready for an ongoing series of thought provoking conversations to help you reflect on today's world. In this three part series, we take a look at the ongoing pandemic and its effects on society. In this episode we discuss our personal living experiences during the pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the absurd death toll of the virus.

  • The Good Life - Part 2: Authentic Freedom

    November 22nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 40 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    Freedom is an integral part in the search for the good life. What does it mean to be free? In this episode, Joe provides some interesting perspectives on two different types of freedom.

  • The Good Life - Part 1

    November 8th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 49 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    The ancient Greek philosophers set out to answer a question that is relevant now more than ever: What is the good life? In this episode Joe talks about intrinsic value, the Good, and hedonism.

  • The Meta - Metaphysics Part 3

    August 23rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 47 secs
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    We conclude our discussion on Metaphysics! In this episode we discuss Plato's analogy of the cave. Joe unpacks the profound ideas from Plato and how it can impact our outlook of the world today.

  • The Meta - Metaphysics Part 2

    August 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 1 sec
    imago dei, joseph terry

    We continue our series on Metaphysics! In this episode we discuss Plato's analogy of the divided line. Joe unpacks the profound ideas from Plato and how it can impact our outlook of the world today.

  • The Meta - Metaphysics Part 1

    July 26th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 39 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    We begin our series on Metaphysics! This branch of philosophy explores the nature of reality and existence. In this episode Joe discusses why he thinks metaphysics is a subject of utmost importance, why contemplation of this topic can be beneficial for our lives, and why he thinks Plato is a G.

  • Maximus - Part 3: The Eschatalogical Flesh

    July 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 13 secs
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    We close our series on Maximus The Confessor! In this part, Joe and Lou discuss Maximus' theology of the body and the implications this has in our faith as Christians.

  • Maximus - Part 2: The Somatic Christ

    July 5th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 40 secs
    imago dei, joseph terry

    We continue our discussion on some very important ideas from 7th century theologian, Maximus the Confessor. Maximus' theology of the body was explored in a recent paper by Joe and we unpack these ideas for today's world. In this part we explore the nature of Christ in light of Maximus' ideas.