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Society and the Soul

Society and the Soul

June 2010

Fr. John Oliver’s series is based upon “A Handbook of Spiritual Council” by Saint Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain, a work which examines the five human senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch, and the role that each one plays in acquiring or losing salvation.


Episodes

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Sep 03, 2008

Society And The Soul - Part 10

Fr. John notes the shift in society from text to image and warns of the power of images on the soul.

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9:05
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Jul 31, 2008

Society And The Soul - Part 9

Do "clothes make the man?" Fr. John, with help from Saint Nicodemus, might beg to differ.

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9:57
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Jul 03, 2008

Society And The Soul - Part 8

Fr. John, with help from St. Nicodemus, shows how to guard the sense of taste and the tongue.

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9:42
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Jun 16, 2008

Society And The Soul - Part 7

Again using the teachings of St. Nicodemus, Fr. John warns us of the dangers present in front of our very noses!

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9:02
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May 14, 2008

Society And The Soul - Part 6

Fr. John discusses the teachings of St. Nicodemus on listening to music.

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11:26
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Mar 26, 2008

Society and the Soul - Part 5

Using the writings of St. Nicodemus, Fr. John discusses how the eye can lead to sin or spiritual peace.

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10:23
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Mar 08, 2008

Society and the Soul - Part 4

Fr. John discusses why we are enslaved to pleasure, as explained originally by St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain.

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9:44
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Feb 20, 2008

Society and the Soul - Part 3

In Part Three of the ongoing series based upon "A Handbook of Spiritual Council" by St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain, Fr. John discusses the five senses and their relationship to the will.

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10:10
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Feb 02, 2008

Society and the Soul - Part 2

Fr. John continues his series on Society and The Soul, presenting us with St. Nicodemus' vision of man as "a kind of royal palace, built by the superb architectural skill of an omniscient Creator."

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10:21
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Jan 16, 2008

Society and the Soul - Part 1

With this podcast, Fr. John begins a new series based upon "A Handbook of Spiritual Council" by Saint Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain, a work which examines the five human senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch, and the role that each one plays in acquiring or losing salvation.

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8:08
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