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Kresta in the Afternoon – March 29, 2021

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 29, 2021

4:00 – Why Study the Classics?  

Will classic literature be the next victim of the “Woke Culture” mob? Last year the University of Lancester proposed that authors prior to the year 1500 be dropped from the English curriculum in favor of “a selection of modules on race, ethnicity, sexuality and diversity” and a “decolonized curriculum.” What makes the Classics worth studying? Robert Kirkendall joins us.

4:20 – What the Dead Sea Scrolls Tell us about the Bible

Earlier this month Israeli researches announced they had uncovered several new fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the first such discovery in more than half a century. Chip Hardy joins us with a look at what these Scrolls say and how they unveil Scripture.

5:00 – A Spiritual Look at Christ’s Sufferings

We have entered Holy Week and are preparing to commemorate our Lord’s passion and sacrifice for us. Those who have seen Mel Gibson’s film know just how horrific Christ’s final hours were. Dr Tom McGovern joins us once again with a further discussion on what Christ suffered, while also offering rich spiritual insights to help you walk along with our Lord as we prepare to celebrate the Triduum.