Kresta in the Afternoon – December 23, 2016 – Hour 1

  • Description: It’s that time of year again...time for us to Count Down the best interviews of the last 12 months. Our list covers a wide range of topics from Testimony to the Year of Mercy to the year’s biggest news stories. Did your favorite interview make our list? There’s only one way to find out!

+  #23: Seven Women and the Secrets of their Greatness (2 segments)

  • Description: Some of history’s most influential women share a common trend: they lived their lives according to God’s plan and by doing so changed the course of history. Eric Metaxas has written about seven of them, including Joan of Arc, Mother Teresa and Rosa Parks, all exemplary models of true womanhood. Eric joins us today to talk about how these seven women achieved their greatness and inspired others to live lives shaped by the truth of the Gospel.
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    • Eric Metaxas
      Eric Metaxas is the author of several books including “Seven Women and the Secret of their Greatness” and “Seven Men and the Secret of their Greatness.” He is the host of the nationally-syndicated Eric Metaxas show and of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life. Eric was a keynote speaker at the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast and is a Senior Fellow and Lecturer at Large for the King’s College in New York City.
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    • Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness

      In this highly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven MenNew York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of history’s greatest women, each of whom changed the course of history by following God’s call upon their livesnow in paperback.  Each of the world-changing figures who stride across these pages—Joan of Arc, Susanna Wesley, Hannah More, Sister Maria of Paris, Corrie ten Boom, Rosa Parks, and Mother Teresa—is an exemplary model of true womanhood. Teenaged Joan of Arc followed God’s call and liberated her country, dying a heroic martyr’s death. Susanna Wesley had nineteen children and gave the world its most significant evangelist and its greatest hymn writer, her sons John and Charles. Corrie ten Boom, arrested for hiding Dutch Jews from the Nazis, survived the horrors of a concentration camp to astonish the world by forgiving her tormentors. And Rosa Parks’s deep sense of justice and unshakable dignity and faith helped launch the twentieth-century’s greatest social movement. Writing in his trademark conversational and engaging style, Eric Metaxas reveals how the extraordinary women profiled here achieved their greatness, inspiring readers to lives guided by a call beyond themselves. (learn more)

+  #22: Four Big Mistakes we Make with Catechesis

  • Description: One of the great struggles in the Church today is effectively catechizing God’s people. In a world so full of error, distortion, and half-truths, this has never been more necessary. Over the last several decades there have been many well-intentioned approaches to catechesis that have ultimately failed. Although we need to try something new, that something new is really something old. We’ll talk about it with Msgr. Charles Pope.
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    • Msgr. Charles Pope
      Msgr. Charles Pope is the pastor of Holy Comforter-St Cyprian in Washington, DC.
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