Kresta in the Afternoon – March 12, 2018 – Hour 1

+  Social Science Apologetics: Marriage and Long-Term Happiness

  • Description: A new study based on data from the UK shows that couples who stay together report greater levels of happiness. Even greater senses of well-being were reported by people who think of their spouse as their best friend. We'll take a closer look with Dr. Greg Popcak.
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    • Dr. Greg Popcak
      Dr Greg Popcak is Chair of the Online Master of Pastoral Studies program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. He's also Executive Director of Pastoral Solutions Institute and the author of more than a dozen books. He and his wife Lisa co-host More2Life on Ave Maria Radio. Visit and find his Faith on the Couch blog at
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+  The Biblical World of the Founding Fathers (2 segments)

  • Series Details: This segment is part of a series titled Colonial America.
  • Description: What did the Founding Fathers believe? Some claim they were Christians trying to establish a Christian nation, while others see them as modern Secularists or Deists. It’s impossible to understand the truth about the Founders without understanding the Biblically-infused society in which they lived. Carl Richard joins us with a look at how they understood and evaluated the Scriptures.
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    • Dr. Carl Richard
      Carl Richard is a Professor of History at Univeristy of Louisiana. He specializes in early American history and U.S. Intellectual history. He's the author of several books, most recently The Founders and the Bible.
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    • The Founders and the Bible

      In The Founders and the Bible, historian Carl J. Richard carefully examines the framers’ relationship with the Bible to assess the conflicting claims of those who argue that they were Christians founding a Christian nation against those who see them as Deists or modern secularists. Richard argues that it is impossible to understand the Founders without understanding the Biblically infused society that produced them. (learn more)

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