Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on November 2, 2018
4:00 – Searching for Hope: My Conversion from Buddhism
Paul Williams is a Catholic lay Dominican who practiced Buddhism for several years. But as he studied that faith he realized elements of it, especially the idea of karma and rebirth, ultimately rendered life meaningless and hopeless. His search for a rational answer led him to reexamine Christianity and, ultimately, the Catholic Church. Paul joins us.
5:00 – A Catholic Introduction to the Old Testament
Although many Catholics are familiar with the four Gospels and other writings of the New Testament, for most, reading the Old Testament is like walking into a foreign land. Who wrote these forty-six books? What are we to make of their laws, stories, histories, and prophecies? Should the Old Testament be read by itself or in light of the New Testament? We begin to take a look at the answers with Brant Pitre.