Kresta in the Afternoon – November 28, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Social Science Apologetics: Accepting your Wife's Influence

  • Description: If you want your marriage to last a long time, the advice from psychologists is quite simple: Be willing to do what your wife says. A widely recommended form of marital relationship advice has been active listening, in which one partner paraphrases the other partner's concerns--"So what I hear you saying is . . ." But that is unnatural and requires too much of people who are in the midst of emotional conflict. We'll talk about it with Dr Greg Popcak
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    • Dr. Greg Popcak
      Dr Greg Popcak is 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. Greg holds an adjunct faculty position in the sociology and graduate theology programs at Franciscan University. Visit and find his Faith on the Couch blog at
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+  Death by Fidel

  • Description: Fidel Castro is dead at the age of 90. How should he be remembered? For Paul Kengor, the answer is easy. The focus on Castro at his death must be just that: Castro and Death. First, the death he was responsible for since seizing power, and secondly the incalculable millions more who could have died. Paul joins us.
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    • Paul Kengor
      Paul Kengor is Executive Director of the Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College. He's the author of many books and a frequent public speaker and guest tv and radio. Visit
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+  A Cuban Refugee Reflects on Castro’s Death

  • Description: One of the most brutal dictators in modern history has just died. Oddly enough, some will mourn his passing, and many an obituary will praise him. Millions of Cubans who have been waiting impatiently for this moment for more than half a century will simply ponder his crimes and recall the pain and suffering he caused. Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Cuba in 1962. He joins us.
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    • Dr. Carlos Eire
      Carlos Eire is a professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University. He is the author of many books, including "Waiting for Snow in Havana," which won the National Book Award in Nonfiction in the US and has been translated into more than a dozen languages - but is banned in Cuba. His newest book is Reformations: The Early Modern World. He is also a trustee of the Center for a Free Cuba.
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