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WOF 062: Listener Q&A with Bishop Barron

Normally, in each episode we take one listener question. But we’ve received such a large number of outstanding questions from around the globe that we’ve decided to devote another episode to answering a range of questions from listeners like you. Bishop Barron answers several questions, rapid fire, on many different topics.

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Topics Discussed

  • 0:17  – Intro: Bishop Barron talks about Marriage as a sacrament
  • 2:23 – Why was it necessary for Jesus to be baptized?
  • 5:47 – Why is Jesus named “Jesus” and not Emanuel as the prophet predicted?
  • 7:39 – Why are there so many names for God in the Old Testament, is “God” sufficient?
  • 12:21 – By what means was Jesus able to avoid sin?
  • 15:50 – What does Chesterton mean when he says, “The pint, the pipe, and the cross can all fit together.”?
  • 18:40 – Why did God allow the devil to exist?
  • 22:05 – Besides Saint Joseph, what saints should new husbands and fathers study?
  • 23:55 – Is there certain a disposition towards goodness that some people are born with while others are prone to struggle?

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