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Being Human

Aug 16, 2022

Welcome to Episode 87 of the Being Human Podcast: Hell is Not Other People, w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace (Certification Series: Part 4 of 12)

Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace join Dr. Greg again this week to break open the themes present in the Level 2 Anthropology course of our new Certification! With the conversation focusing around the individual person embedded in a world of relationships, this episode explores various aspects of the ways we connect and commune with others. 

Discussed in this episode:

  • What does John Paul II have to say about being in relationship with others? 
  • The paradox of finding oneself through a gift of oneself to others in relationship; 
  • How I become a better “me” because I’m interacting with “you”;
  • Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development;
  • How we learn that people are not objects for our use or means to an end;
  • What’s missing in the antiquated morality of the “marital debt” in relation to conjugal intimacy;
  • The difference between friendship and romantic relationships; 
  • What we can learn about self-gift through our friendships; 
  • How we are made for infinite relationships within the communion of saints; 
  • The contrasting ways both friendship and marriage are foretastes of heaven; 

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