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Catholic Theological Tradition – Why History Matters

Dr. Italy in this video makes clear why the history of theology matters, why we should bother to expend time and effort studying the past.  The first video from his course the Catholic Theological Tradition.  Henry Ford said "history is bunk."  Technological advancement for him and...

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The Contribution of Justin Martyr – Video

In this 35 minute video, Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Ph.D. (Dr. Italy) explains the importance of Justin Martyr, a second century philosopher turned apologist, on the development of Christian Thought. The first pagan intellectual to embrace the Christian faith and use some of the conceptual background of philosophy...

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Ignatius of Antioch – Martyr & Apostolic Father – Video

In this video, Dr. Italy discusses the importance of Ignatius, 2nd successor to Peter, Paul, and Barnabas in the city of Antioch.  The precious 7 letters that survive from this father of the church are a precious testimony to the apostolic tradition. Ignatius of Antioch There are...

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Saint Joseph, Humility & Meekness – Video

This talk on SAINT JOSEPH, HUMILITY AND MEEKNESS is 3rd in a series of presentations given by Dr. Italy for the special Year of St. Joseph. Jesus combined tremendous strength with great humility and gentleness. In his human nature, he learned this from his father. In...

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Joseph, Model of Faith – Video

Second in a series of three videos for the Year of St. Jospeh by Dr. Italy.  This talk highlights Joseph as a model of faith. Mary’s famous fiat remains a quintessential expression of what faith is all about. This is an important theme in Luke’s Gospel. But...

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Conversion of Augustine – Video

9 min video episode of EWTN's Early Church Fathers series on the dramatic story of the conversion of Augustine, from Marcellino D'Ambrosio, "Dr. Italy."...

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Fundamental Theology, What it is & Why It’s Decisive – Video

In this brief video, Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Ph.D. ("Dr. Italy") explains what Fundamental Theology is and why it is not just important, but pivotal and even decisive for determining what we believe about God, ourselves, and how we are to live. Christians and non-believers alike are often...

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Digging into the Gospels during COVID-19 – Video

The COVID-19 quarantine has left many of us with more time at home than usual.  Here's a video challenge to fix your eyes on Jesus by reading one or more of the gospels from beginning to end.  Start with the gospel of Mark. During COVID-19, we...

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Building Spiritual Muscle Fighting Coronavirus – Video

5 min video on Building spiritual muscle fighting coronavirus.  Growing prudence in justice by battling the storm together. Muscles are only developed through resistance.   The fight against Coronavirus can be an occasion for developing spiritual muscle!  Holiness is measured by the strength of the three spiritual...