Disc 4 of Symbolon Part 2 includes Episodes 17 and 18. Episode 17: A Loves That Lasts: Discovering Authentic Love. This session covers the essential differences between eros and agape and the essential characteristics of this authentic love. Video: Discovering Authentic Love looks at the signs of true, authentic love. The difference between a more self-centered love called eros, and God's love, which is described as agape. (18 minutes). Also included in Disc 4 is Episode 18: A Love That Lasts: God's Plan For Sexuality. This session provides a look at the Church's teaching on God's plan for love and sexuality. Sex is meant to be an expression of total self-giving love, a love in which couples give themselves to each other physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Marital sex must be both unitive and procreative. Video: God's Plan For Sexuality. Christ revealed the fullness of love - a love that is free, total, faithful and fruitful. In marriage, we reflect Christ's fullness of love. (36 minutes). The Symbolon series is a compelling presentation of the Catholic faith. Through beautifully crafted teaching and state-of-the-art video, author and speaker Dr. Edward Sri leads a team of dynamic teachers who provide a clear and comprehensive understanding of what the Catholic Church teaches and how to live it. This Parish Edition includes 10 episodes on 5 discs. The Leader's Guide walks leaders step-by-step through each session including opening and closing prayers, discussion questions, and reflections for participants and facilitators. The Participant Guide is the key for helping people apply what they learn about their faith to their daily lives. The Opening Prayer, Discussion Questions, Call to Conversion, Closing Prayer and Scripture Verse for the Week help to deepen their understanding of the Church's teachings. Symbolon is designed to support all faith information efforts in a parish including RCIA, small study groups and adult education. Additional Participant Guides are available for $24.95 each from Ignatius Press at WWW.IGNATIUSPRESS.COM or 1-866-431-1531. 54 minutes.
Media ID: 62117
Length: 54 Min.
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Level: Ignatius Press

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult