The Cordial Catholic

122: How and Why the Sacraments Make Sense (w/ Dr. Lawrence Feingold)

August 11, 2021 K. Albert Little, Lawrence Feingold
The Cordial Catholic
122: How and Why the Sacraments Make Sense (w/ Dr. Lawrence Feingold)
Show Notes

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined once again by one of the Catholic Church's leading theologians (and one of my favourite guests) Dr. Lawrence Feingold. In this episode, we're talking about the Sacraments.

We go in depth on how and why the sacraments make sense including: how we know that Christ founded the sacraments, why Christ gave us the sacraments, what Protestant Christians are *missing* without the sacraments, and how exactly Christ meets us through the sacramental system He established.

Plus, we talk about the idea of "works" – are sacraments a "work" that Catholics have to do to be saved or to receive God's grace?

It's a fantastic conversation!

For a limited time, listeners to this podcast can get 30% off *ALL* of Dr. Feingold's fantastic books from Emmaus Academic. Visit St. Paul Center and use coupon code: CordialCatholic30 at checkout. His latest book is Touched by Christ: The Sacramental Economy.

You can find more of his work including hours and hours of lectures at The Association of Hebrew Catholics.

For more, visit The Cordial Catholic. Send your feedback to cordialcatholic@gmail.com.

Sign up for our weekly newsletter for my reflections on each episodes, behind-the-scenes content, and exclusive contests!

To watch this and other episodes please visit (and subscribe to!) our YouTube channel.

Please consider financially supporting this show!

For more information visit the Patreon page.  All patrons receive access to exclusive content and if you can give $5/mo or more you'll also be entered into monthly draws for fantastic books hand-picked by me.

If you'd like to give a one-time donation to The Cordial Catholic, you can visit the PayPal page.

Thank you to those already supporting the show!

My wife is going on a pilgrimage – maybe you should too!

She's joining Haley Stewart and Christy Isinger from the Fountain of Carrots Podcast on the Writer's & Relics pilgrimage – a bookish tour of England featuring places connected to Jane Austen, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton and the English martyrs. 

Use the code "cordial" at checkout for $100 off.

Thanks to this week's co-producers, part of our Patreon Producers community: Stephen, Eli, Tom, Kelvin, Susan,  Eyram, and Jon.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/cordialcatholic)