5 hours 11 min. (8 CDs / 8 DVDs / MP3)
[DVD1: 36 min, DVD2: 40 min, DVD3: 38 min, DVD4: 36, DVD5: 43 min, DVD6: 40 min, DVD7: 43 min, DVD8: 36 min]
Is Catholicism true? Or is it just made up? How can I explain the faith to my family or friends who no longer believe?
In this mind-blowing series, Dr. Brant Pitre takes up the most commonly asked questions about the Catholic faith and provides clear and compelling biblical answers. He begins at the beginning--with the existence of God--and walks you step-by-step through the foundations of the faith. Along the way, Dr. Pitre explains:
Does God Exist? How can we know it?
Is Jesus God? Did Jesus claim to be God? And why should we believe him?
Peter and the Papacy? Did Jesus establish the Catholic Church? What is the historical evidence?
How Did We Get the Bible? From where did the Bible come? Who decided which books got in and which didn't?
Is the Eucharist Jesus’ Real Presence? What does the Bible teach about Jesus' Real Presence in the Eucharist?
Why Confess to a Priest? Did Jesus arrange for us to confess our sins to a priest of the new covenant?
Do Catholics Worship Mary? What does the Bible teach about her?
Purgatory and Prayers for the Dead? Where is Purgatory in the Bible? Why do Catholics pray for the dead?
If you've ever been asked any of these questions but weren't quite sure how to answer -- or if you know someone who has left the Church and no longer believes, then buckle up: this Bible study is for you. In it, you'll discover how just reasonable, biblical, and beautiful the Catholic faith really is.
I enjoyed all the details and visuals. Dr. Pitre has a way of connecting the dots and making it so very simple to understand. People at any level can come away with a better understanding of our biblical roots. Very well done. We met with 30 people for six weeks to watch it and every One came away wanting more.
I highly recommend.
Why We Believe is yet another incredible product by Dr. Pitre. Extremely educative and illuminating. He is truly a vintage theologian, always going back to the Old Testament and making the connections and putting everything in their proper context.
Dr. Pitre discusses questions that many "cradle" Catholics have. I plan to facilitate classes in my Parish's Adult Religious Education program using Dr. Pitre's DVD. The Parishioners have attended many of the classes that involved using Dr. Pirtre's DVDs.
Excellent series, left me on fire. Bringing to my parish in March or April. Can't wait to do it all over again.