Catholic Connection – July 2, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Faith and Reason: Philosophers Explain Their Turn to Catholicism

  • Description: "Too smart to believe in God? The twelve philosophers in this book are too smart not to, and their finely honed reasoning skills and advanced educations are on display as they explain their reasons for believing in Christianity and entering the Roman Catholic Church. Among the twelve converts are well-known professors and writers including Peter Kreeft, Edward Feser, J. Budziszewski, Candace Vogler, and Robert Koons. Each story is unique; yet each one details the various perceptible ways God drew these lovers of wisdom to himself and to the Church. In every case, reason played a primary role. It had to, because being a Catholic philosopher is no easy task when the majority of one's colleagues thinks that religious faith is irrational." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Brian Besong

      Brian Besong is an assistant professor of philosophy at Ohio Dominican University. He earned his B.A. in philosophy from Calvin College and converted to Catholicism while working toward a Ph.D. in philosophy at Purdue University.

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+  Faith and Reason: Philosophers Explain Their Turn to Catholicism

  • Description: Brian Besong continued

+  "Breakthrough" Movie Available on Digital and Blu-Ray

  • Segment Guests:
    • Joyce Smith

      JOYCE SMITH was born in Wichita, Kansas, grew up in Ohio and lived in eight different states as well as Canada and Germany. She and her husband, Brian, now live in St. Charles, Missouri. In addition to John, they have three wonderful sons and five beloved grandchildren. Joyce is the author of The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother’s Love and Her Son’s Resurrection on which the film BREAKTHROUGH is based. She loves speaking to audiences about what God has done for her family . . . and continues to do.

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