Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on June 21, 2019
4:00 – Socialized Medicine – does it work?
Throughout history Christian institutions have been huge providers of medical care. Most countries have pluralistic systems of healthcare in which Christian institutions play a significant part. But, increasingly, there are political movements that favor moves towards socialized and/or single-payer systems with much greater state involvement based on models that currently exists in the UK and Cuba. Support for such changes is growing in the US. Can socialized medicine work? We talk with Philip Booth
4:20 – Judaism, the State and Limited Government
Does the idea of limited government find its roots in the Jewish tradition? What does the Bible teach about the nature and scope of the state? What is rabbis’ attitude toward political authority? And what, if anything, do the answers mean for the modern State of Israel and for the political participation of Jews in America and other Western democracies? We talk with Dr Daniel Mark
5:00 – Reason, Faith and the Struggle for Western Civilization
The genius of Western civilization is its unique synthesis of reason and faith. But today that synthesis is under attack—from the East by radical Islam (faith without reason) and from within the West itself by aggressive secularism (reason without faith). We talk with Sam Gregg,