Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on September 17, 2019
4:00 – The Jewish Roots of Christianity Revealed in the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Dead Sea Scrolls were first discovered in 1947 and are some of the most well-preserved ancient documents, and a new study at MIT examined how they were written and why they have been preserved for so long. What is written on these ancient texts? What does it reveal about the Jewish roots of Christianity? We talk with John Bergsma.
5:00 – Kresta Comments
5:20 – The Ironies of Modern Catholic History
In the 19th century it was believed that the Church and the modern world were locked in a battle to the death – a battle that would end with the triumph of modernity and the end of the Church’s role as a major player on the world stage. But that didn’t happen and the Church is even more vital than it was at that time. We talk with George Weigel