Scientists find human flesh in Eucharistic miracles, a sex scandal, and Hitler's in Purgatory? In one of the most intriguing DD episodes in 7 years, one Catholic analyzes the most recent Catholic episode, and then a claim is made that crackers literally turn into the human flesh of Jesus Christ, through Transubstantiation, confirmed by science. This episode is the perfect example of what Dogma Debate is meant to be.
NEW $1 per month Patreon level for commercial free content and comments! Benjamin Bramer just joined us on Patreon, so come engage him in a discussion at patreon.com/davidcsmalley. He's a Catholic who responded to David's request on a recent show to have more Catholics to speak with. This conversation focuses on his faith, slavery, authoritative interpretation, the Gospels, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
SkepticNikki and Shelley Segal join me to talk about growing up in a religious home, while comedian KT Tatara, who grew up without religion, is in studio, and is a little shocked at what he learns. Shelley plays some beautiful music, and we rally around SkepticNikki to help her out of a jam.
This guest says that being an atheist comes with an increased risk of suicide, depression, and other health problems, and atheists are "historically illiterate."
Ricky grew up in South Los Angeles, experiencing a unique side of racism. He details what landed him in prison, and how the church helped him out. Do some people need faith?
Rick is a former police officer and marine who says the Bible doesn't have a single error or contradiction, that atheism is a religion of faith, evolution is a lie, and homosexuals will burn in Hell along side those who reject God. Clear your throat now for lots of yelling in your car. - Commercial free episodes are available at Patreon.com/davidcsmalley.
If the abuse isn't enough, the way the church leadership handled it will disturb you. From end times prophecy, to the sexual abuse she faced in the church, proud Dogma Debate Patron, Emily Bludworth, flew to Los Angeles to tell the in-person story of her journey out of the faith and into Humanism.
Dallas Duff believes in the Bible, but is agnostic on the resurrection. He claims to be more religious, yet less dogmatic. And finally, he puts forward the notion that the world is a better place because of religion.
He's listened to all 383 episodes of Dogma Debate. And he's still a Christian. Now, Jared VanHorn joins David Smalley for #384 to tell the world why he hasn't been convinced.
Aphiah Cey-Jude joins David Smalley to discuss his special lineage as one of God's Chosen People, as a descendent of Hebrew Israelites. David explores his views on biblical slavery, and why he thinks we should still follow the Old Testament while worshipping Jesus Christ.