Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 8, 2018
4:00 – The Old Testament in Light of the New
Critics of religion such as Richard Dawkins often claim that the Old and New Testaments portray two very different Gods, and that the God of the Old Testament is vicious, petty, selfish and vindictive – hardly the type of deity anyone would want to worship. Other critics claim that Christ’s work in the New Testament renders the Old Testament irrelevant. We know both these claims are false, but how should we approach Old Testament writings as followers of Christ? Stephen Clark joins us.
5:00 – Kresta Comments: Are We More than Our Bodies?
Many scientists and philosophers say we’re nothing more than collections of atoms. When we die, our bodies rot and that’s the end of the story. But that doesn’t explain the intuition that we have a soul, or the phenomena of near death experiences. Al has some thoughts.
5:20 – The Four Last Things: Understanding the Church’s Most Crucial Teachings
Each of us faces Death and Judgment and, ultimately, either Heaven or Hell. God has called us not to His wrath, but to Salvation. Fr. Wade Menezes joins us with a look at these Four Last things, which are essential to our pursuit of Salvation.