Talking about the “Things That Matter Most on September 21, 2018
4:00 – Work as Leisure
Once upon a time, leisure was viewed as a status symbol. Having extra time to yourself while still being able to obtain food and shelter was a sign of affluence. But that’s changed. We brag about how busy we are as a sign of our success. Max Torres will be discussing the idea of work as leisure next month at the Dignity of Work conference and he joins us with a preview.
4:20 – Register Recap: Frustrations with the Bishops
The USCCB has announced new accountability measures, which involve four key policies. Unfortunately, many experts don’t think they’ll make a difference. And more frustrating – there doesn’t seem to be any progress with investigating Archbishop McCarrick. We talk with Matthew Bunson.
5:00 – What do we know about the life of St. Paul?
For centuries, Paul, the apostle who “saw the light on the Road to Damascus” and changed dramatically from zealous Pharisee persecutor to devoted follower of Jesus, has been one of the church’s most widely cited early teachers. Yet for leading New Testament scholar and Anglican bishop N. T. Wright, most Bible scholars and pastors have not fully grasped what Paul was actually doing and why. He joins us.