Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation (Second Edition)

Chapter 8: Bishop Barron on Faith, Hope, and Love


Bishop Barron on Faith, Hope, and Love

Film Focus: In this video, Bishop Robert Barron discusses the Catholic understanding of Faith, Hope, and Love contrasting each with what the world often mistakes for them.

Text Focus: Pages 287-293

Discussion Questions:

  1. How does the secular world tend to see faith? How is this different from our Catholic perspective?
  2. How does science actually make use of this proper understanding of faith? Have you ever considered this perspective before?
  3. According to Bishop Barron, is hope the same as optimism? Why or why not? Do you agree?
  4. How does Bishop Barron define love? How is this different from the way the world often defines love? Give an example of a person who is being loving but not necessarily “nice.”

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