Kresta in the Afternoon – August 28, 2019 – Hour 2

  • Description: Our guest hosts are Bruce & Kris McGregor.

+  The Key to the Dreaded Ephesians’ Passage

  • Description: You’ve been there, sitting uncomfortably in the pew, waiting for the lector to read the dreaded Ephesians passage, the one that speaks the culturally anathema, “Wives be subject to your husbands…” It’s a go-to passage for modern critics of Christianity and used to “prove” that Christianity subordinates women. This claim is, of course, preposterous and when the entire passage is understood the beauty of its teaching is revealed. We talk with Dr. Ben Wiker.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Ben Wiker
      Benjamin Wiker is Professor of Political Science, Director of Human Life Studies, and Senior Fellow of the Veritas Center at Franciscan University. His newest book is In Defense of Nature: the Catholic Unity of Environmental, Economic, and Moral Ecology. His website is
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+  The Life of St Augustine (2 segments)

  • Description: Today we celebrate the feast of St Augustine of Hippo, the great Doctor of the Church. We look at his life and his theology of deification with Fr David Meconi.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. David Meconi
      Fr David Meconi is an Associate Professor of Theology at St Louis University, where he directs the Catholic Studies Center. He's the author of 101 Surprising Facts about Church History and the co-author with Carl Olson of Called to be Children of God.

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