Today on “Kresta in the Afternoon” – May 7
Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 7
4:00 – Kresta Comments
4:20 – Is There a Rise in Muslim to Christian Conversions?
According to a thesis by Dr. Duane Miller, since the 1960’s there has been a marked increase in the number of known conversions from Islam to Christianity. He asks whether certain of these ex-Muslim Christians engage in the process of theology-making and, if so, it asks what these theologies claim to know about God and humans’ relation to God. Dr. Miller is here to discuss that question.
4:40 – “Mother Teresa” – The Movie
The film is “Mother Teresa.” In a powerful portrayal, Golden Globe winner Olivia Hussey illuminates the life story of Mother Teresa, the selfless missionary who brought hope, love and salvation to the poorest of the poor. A shrewd diplomat and an indomitable force, Mother Teresa is unwilling to accept what others deem impossible, fearlessly fighting for the unloved and the forgotten. Her good works transcend hardships and ultimately earn her international acclaim, including the Nobel Peace prize. The small miracles and humble triumphs of Mother Teresa will inspire you in this poignant tale of a modern-day saint. We talk to Olivia Hussey
5:00 – Direct to My Desk