The Virtue of Religion – Part II: Sins Against the Virtue

Part II Of A Lecture Series Given By Fr. Ermatinger

August 2022

 

Allegory of Religion, Pompeo Batoni, 1763-64.

Part II

Outline

  • Intro Prayers — 0:00-1:30
  • Common Error: Blame God for Woes and Threaten With a Faith Crisis — 1:30-2:20
  • Errors Become Demonic Inversions of the Virtue — 2:20-3:05
  • Spiritual but not Religious — 3:05-4:50
  • Spiritual Beings who are Religious — 4:50-4:55
  • Attempts at Religion Outside of Revelation  — 4:55-8:00
    • False Worship Approperated and Twisted by the Devil — 5:53-6:40
    • A Certain Glee by the Devils — 6:40-8:00
  • Two Deviations from True Worship — 8:00-8:47
    • Idolatry — 8:05-8:35
    • Irreligion — 8:35-8:47
  • Tempting God — 8:47-9:23
  • Testing Christ — 9:23-11:23
  • You are the One Being Tried — 11:23-13:00
  • Better Understanding the Sins of Irreligion by Virtue of Religion — 13:00-13:30
  • Acts of Religion — 13:30-25:00
    • cura et caerimonia — 13:30-14:53
    • Types of Devotion — 14:53-16:51
    • Types of sacrifices — 16:51-20:46
    • Vows and Oaths — 20:46-25:00
  • Virtue — 25:00-26:00
  • To Test God — 26:00-29:30
  • Manipulation and Fear at the Root of Idolatry — 29:30
  • Examples of Irreligion — 31:20-36:35
    • St. Thomas’ Example of Irreligion — 31:20-33:35
    • Praying Without the Proper Dispositions — 33:35-34:55
    • Praying Without Forgiving Someone — 34:55-35:10
    • Lack of Trust Lack of Respect At Root of Irreligion — 35:10-36:35
  • Religion is a Moral Virtue and Need Moderation — 36:35-39:02

 

Aspects of the Virtue of Religion – Part I  — CLICK HERE

Various Laws of the Virtue – Part III  — CLICK HERE