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Catholic dogma, especially as related to Scripture. I have a doctorate in biblical theology [University of St. Thomas, Rome]. I do not answer questions concerning personal moral situations -- ones dealing with right and wrong [sin].

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I have taught Catholic thought in grade and high schools, and in college and universities.

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Catholic Biblical Association

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Catholic Biblical Quarterly, The Bible Today.

Education/Credentials

Graduate degrees in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University, in scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, and a doctorate in theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas; all in Rome

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Recent Answers from Edward Bode

2016-09-18 S. Aquinas' scholastic dialectic method of argumentation:

Nice to hear from Brazil. I had a cousin who lived there for several years long ago.  I do not have recent resources on Thomist philosophy.  On the internet, check:  www.newadvent.org/cathen/14663b.htm

2016-09-14 philosophy:

Before the Incarnation, there may have been "hints" that pointed to a divine Messiah, but nothing that would speak clearly of the Trinity.   The Pharisees condemned Jesus as a blasphemer even when he claimed

2016-09-10 philosophy:

Tack!  When Jesus began to speak of God as his Father in a special way, that was new to the monotheism of Judaism.  The Gospel of John emphasizes Jesus as the eternal Word of God.  Then Jesus began to

2016-08-30 Divorce:

Josh, My prayers for you in the sorrowful situation.  I urge you to consult your local parish priest before making a decision about divorce. If you are concerned about competent priests to consult, phone

2016-05-01 Live crucifixions in Philippines:

The crucifixions also puzzle me -- the acts and the ineffectiveness of the bishops.  I suspect that a source of the lack of success of bishops' efforts may signal that not all Filipinos pay attention to

 

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