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January 20, 2020

January 20, 2020

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 20, 2020

4:00 – Kresta Comments: What Made Martin Luther King Different

4:20 – The Story you Haven’t heard about religious liberty

The story commonly told about the relation between Christianity and freedom of religion treats Christianity as an inherently intolerant and oppressive religion. The historian Perez Zagorin writes, of “all the great world religions past and present, Christianity has been by far the most intolerant.” But while it is a tragic truth that many Christians have oppressed others, the fact remains that Christian theology is a source for religious freedom. Tim Shah joins us.

5:00 – 2019 in Financial News and what to Look for in 2020

We continue our review of the top stories of 2019 with a look at financial news. What trends did we see in 2019 and what can we expect as we head to the election? We talk with Adam Gaglio.

5:20 – The Catholic Writer Today

Over the past decade Dana Gioia has emerged as a compelling advocate of Christianity’s continuing importance in contemporary culture. His incisive and arresting essays have examined the spiritual dimensions of art and the decisive role faith has played in the lives of artists. He joins us discussing the Catholic writer today.