Talking about the Things That Matter most on November 17, 2020
4:00 – How Sweden’s Leading Protestant Pastor Discovered his Catholic Home
Ulf Ekman is no stranger to controversy. As a Lutheran priest in Sweden, he was a leader of a student revival that resulted in his very public separation from the Church of Sweden. He founded Word of Life, a large Pentecostal church that became the first “mega-church” in the country, and he became Sweden’s most prominent Christian leader. But now he and his wife Birgitta have come into full communion with the Catholic Church. They tell us how.
5:00 – Social Science Apologetics: Virtue-Focused People and Decision-Making
It’s common knowledge that people tend to be better at solving other people’s problems than they are at addressing their own. But a new study finds that people who think, not in terms of what they personally feel or think they should do about their problems, but in terms of what attempting to live up to a particular set of virtues would have them do in response to a problem, are just as good at solving their own problems as they are helping others. We’ll get the details with Dr. Greg Popcak.
5:20 – How Hollywood went Left
The image of the “Liberal Hollywood Elite” is one of the more widespread stereotypes in American culture. But there was a time when Hollywood was just the opposite – so how did things change? Donald Critchlow joins us.