Lesson Sixteen of God and His Creation, with Fr James Brent, OP, PhD, STL, Asst Professor of Philosophy, Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC.
The soul makes the heart not only to be, but to beat. Soul makes the eyes not only to be, but to see. The soul is the organizational pattern of all parts, and all the parts of all the parts of our bodies. Once upon a time, it was common for people to speak of their souls with a sense that the soul is of great value, perhaps even immortal. But it seems that we've lost touch with our souls—so let us retrieve the ancient understanding.