Talking about the “Things That Matter Most”
4:00 – The Question Darwin Couldn’t Answer
When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory did not explain – the Cambrian Explosion, during which many species suddenly appeared in the fossil record without apparent ancestors in earlier layers of rock. We explore the mystery with Stephen Meyer.
5:00 – Kresta Comments: What Lincoln Believed
5:20 – The Faith of Abraham Lincoln
On February 12, 1809, two extraordinarily influential men were born – Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln is arguably our most misunderstood president. He was a man of strong moral convictions who was involved in a personal religious odyssey and even wrote a profound meditation on the “will of God” in the Civil War. Ron White joins us with more.