Doctor John Patrick

With a history that spans three continents, and over 50 years experience in the medical community John speaks to Christian and secular groups around the world, communicating effectively on medical ethics, culture, public policy, and the integration of faith and science.

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Episodes

4 days ago

The discussion begins with a question from a doctor about the Hippocratic Oath and the concept of 'First Do No Harm.' Dr. John clarifies common misconceptions about the oath and explores the historical context of medical practices during Hippocrates' time. He then shifts focus to the topic of nutrition, emphasizing the importance of understanding food beyond its nutritional value and critically examining popular dietary trends. The episode takes an interesting turn as Dr. John reflects on various global dietary practices, highlighting the diversity in diets and health outcomes. He stresses the need for a nuanced approach to nutrition and health, moving away from oversimplified dietary advice.
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Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
 
Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
 
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Wednesday Nov 29, 2023

In this insightful episode, Dr. John Patrick delves into the concepts of purpose and meaning, examining their profound implications in our lives and society. Reflecting on his recent participation in a Catholic event, he explores the historical perspectives on purpose, drawing from the works of Aristotle and the impact of the Judeo-Christian tradition on the development of Western science. Dr. Patrick provides a nuanced analysis of how the loss of moral consensus and the elevation of science over spirituality have influenced modern society, particularly among the youth. He discusses the importance of a moral structure in sustaining societies and the consequences of its erosion, touching upon topics such as the Industrial Revolution, the role of Christianity in shaping Western thought, and contemporary challenges like promiscuity, anxiety, and the loss of purpose among the younger generation. This episode offers a deep, historical, and philosophical perspective on purpose and its relevance in today's world.Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/ Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/ Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/ Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/ LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

Wednesday Nov 22, 2023

In this thought-provoking episode of the 'Doctor John Patrick' podcast, host Craig Flood and Dr. John Patrick delve into the complex themes of freedom, morality, and the transcendental aspects of human existence. Dr. Patrick opens with an insightful discussion on the true essence of freedom - not merely the liberty to pursue personal desires, but the responsibility to do what is right. The conversation then pivots to the worrying trends in religious and societal changes, particularly focusing on issues within the Anglican Church and the rise of 'woke' culture. Dr. Patrick critically examines the implications of AI technology, like ChatGPT, in academic integrity and the authenticity of human creativity. The podcast also addresses profound life questions, particularly around the topics of death, moral teachings, and the significance of transcendent values in our daily lives. Dr. Patrick shares personal anecdotes and historical insights, emphasizing the importance of moral frameworks like the Ten Commandments across various cultures. The discussion further explores societal shifts in parenting, education, and professional ethics, underscoring the necessity of moral grounding in these areas. The episode concludes with Dr. Patrick's reflections on literature's role in shaping moral understanding, recommending works like Shakespeare's plays for family reading and discussion. Whether you're a long-time listener or new to the podcast, this episode offers a rich tapestry of wisdom, cultural critique, and spiritual insight that's not to be missed. Stick around till the end for an additional segment where John and Craig discuss family reading and its impact on children's development. // LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/ Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/ Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/ Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/ LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

Embracing the Wisdom of Augustine

Wednesday Nov 15, 2023

Wednesday Nov 15, 2023

Join host Craig Flood and Dr. John Patrick as they delve into the rich world of Augustine's writings in this enlightening episode of the 'Doctor John Patrick' podcast. In our journey through Augustine's profound reflections, we uncover how his words, penned over 1500 years ago, continue to shape our understanding of Western culture and spirituality. Dr. Patrick, with his unique insights as a retired physician, draws parallels between medical and spiritual healing, using Augustine's works as a pivotal reference. This episode is not just about Augustine's historical influence; it's a deeper exploration of how language and literature are crucial in shaping our perception of faith and God. We discuss the transformative power of words, both written and spoken, and how they can elevate our spiritual experience. Dr. Patrick's personal anecdotes and reflections on family, the significance of dining room conversations, and the art of meaningful communication, add a relatable and intimate dimension to the discussion. Whether you're a physician, a lover of literature, or someone seeking a deeper understanding of faith, this episode offers a unique perspective on the interplay between language, literature, and spirituality. Dr. Patrick's passion for Augustine's writings and his insights on the importance of language in our spiritual journey are both inspiring and thought-provoking. Tune in for an episode that not only revisits the historical significance of Augustine but also invites you to contemplate the beauty and power of language in our everyday lives and spiritual journeys.
// LINKS //
Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
More Links: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick
 

Wednesday Nov 08, 2023

The conversation navigates through the profound impact of family values, the transformative stories for children, and the enduring legacy of Augustine College. We explore the intersections of medicine, faith, and education, drawing on the rich experiences of John's daughter's mission in Malawi and the reflective insights from the medical student's letter. The talk concludes with a candid banter between Craig and John, highlighting the potential for viewers to support the student's journey to Canada. // LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/ Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/ Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/ Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/ LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

Hope for the Hopeless

Wednesday Nov 01, 2023

Wednesday Nov 01, 2023

// LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/ Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/ Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/ Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/ LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

Wednesday Oct 25, 2023

In a profound discussion, Dr. John reflects on the concept of the "Georgetown Mantra," the four fundamental principles in medical ethics - autonomy, justice, beneficence, and non-maleficence. Drawing on the cultural roots of ethics and contrasting them with modern societal values, he delves into the foundational impact of the Ten Commandments and the Judeo-Christian narrative on Western society and its practices, particularly in medicine. // LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/ Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/ Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/ Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/ LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

Wednesday Oct 18, 2023

In today's episode, Dr. John addresses a profound and complex question regarding the role of a Christian doctor when caring for transgender patients, particularly those seeking hormone replacement therapy (HRT). // LINKS // Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/ Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/ Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/ Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/ LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick

Israel vs Hamas

Wednesday Oct 11, 2023

Wednesday Oct 11, 2023

In today's episode, we dive deep into current events in Israel with insights from Dr. John. Dr. John will be sharing his perspective on the situation in Israel and the broader implications it has. Also, an announcement for those in Idaho: Dr. John is set to speak in Boise and Moscow, Idaho, this month! If you're around the area and interested in hearing him speak or booking him for a speaking engagement, reach out to Craig at hello@craigflood.com We also discuss the differences between various cultures and how they clash, focusing on the Israeli and Islamic worlds. Moreover, we highlight the significance of understanding history, morality, and the role of religion in shaping societies. Lastly, Dr. John recommends an insightful piece by John Robson in Epoch Times about the ongoing events in Israel. https://www.theepochtimes.com/opinion/john-robson-there-is-only-one-fitting-response-to-the-terrorist-attacks-on-israel-5506208 Thank you all for tuning in, and we'll see you in the next one! Things mentioned in this talk The Heaven Tree by Edith Pargeter Bruce Waltke - Book of Deuteronomy
// LINKS // 
Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick
 

Wednesday Oct 04, 2023

Email for information about Johns Speaking Engagement Hello@craigflood.com Boise Idaho Oct 19-25 2023Moscow Idaho Oct 26-28 2023
Johns looks back on 21 years of the Augustine College Summer Conference.
// LINKS // 
Website: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/
Podcast: https://doctorjohnpatrick.podbean.com/
Biblical Literate Quiz: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/meaning-metaphor-and-allusion/
Recommended Reading list: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/book-list/
Ask Doctor John: https://www.johnpatrick.ca/ask/
LINKS: https://beacons.ai/doctorjohnpatrick
 

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