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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 17, 2021 – Hour 1

Following Christ’s Passion Through the Scriptures

Lent gives us an opportunity to reflect on the Sacrifice Christ made for all of us. The entire Passion narrative is deeply rooted in Scriptural theology, and we continue our look with Ed Sri.

Ed Sri

Edward Sri is a theologian, speaker and author of several best-selling books. His newest books are No Greater Love: A Biblical Walk Through Christ’s Passion and Rethinking Mary. He is the presenter of several faith formation programs and the host of the weekly podcast All Things Catholic.

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Why did Jesus Fast for 40 Days?

Most people know that Lent lasts 40 days to unite with Jesus’ 40 days fasting in the desert. But why did Jesus fast for 40 days, instead of a different period of time? We’ll talk with Gary Michuta.

Gary Michuta

Gary Michuta is the author of several books including Why Catholic Bibles are Bigger and How to Wolf-Proof your Kids. He’s a frequent guest on Catholic Radio and the creator of the Hands On Apologetics website. Visit garymichuta.com and handsonapologetics.com

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Kresta Comments: Rush Limbaugh Dead at 70

Rush Limbaugh, an icon of talk radio, died today at age 70. Al discusses his legacy.

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Rush Limbaugh Dies at 70

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