Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on July 24, 2017
4:00 – The Religious Life of Benjamin Franklin
Ben Franklin is remembered for many things. He was a Founding Father, he created Poor Richard’s Almanac and he’s probably best known for flying a kite during a thunderstorm. But many don’t realize he was also a many of faith and published more works on religious topics than any 18th-century layperson. He abandoned his exclusive Christian faith as a teenager, but was much more complex than just a deist. Thomas Kidd joins us with a look at the mystery of his faith.
5:00 – The Reformation: The Most Significant Event of the Millennium
When Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses, he had no idea what he was starting. He wanted to have a theological dispute but ended up with a cultural revolution. Ken Hensley joins us as we continue our look at the beginning of the Protestant Reformations.