Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 27, 2020
4:00 – The Theology of the Passion of the Christ
Few religious films have generated the attention, discussion and controversy as Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ. The film is deeply theological and contains rich Marian, Eucharistic and Incarnational Themes. As we begin our journey through Lent, we’ll discuss it with Monica Miller.
5:00 – Social Science Apologetics: The Cognitive Differences Between Men and Women
In 1998 CalTech neuroscientist Nirao Shah decided to study sex-based differences in human brains using the latest available technology. At the time, he was basically on his own. The neuroscience community had largely considered any observed sex-associated differences in cognition and behavior in humans to be due to the effects of cultural influences. But in the years since there has been a sea change as new technologies have generated a growing pile of evidence that there are inherent differences in how men’s and women’s brains are wired and how they work. Dr Greg Popcak joins us with more.
5:20 – A Blueprint for the Contemplative Life
Despite signs of a crisis in the Church, there are many great things going on. Lay Catholics are expressing new interests in intense forms of prayer and the spiritual life, including contemplative prayer. Fr Donald Haggerty has developed a blueprint for this type of prayer life and he joins us.