Kresta in the Afternoon – December 23, 2008 – Hour 2

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    First Topic - #30: The Ruth Institute for the Study of Marriage and Society

    The trend toward women’s increased participation in higher education and the labor market began at the turn of the twentieth century. In the 1960's, a handful of Marxist women defined the meaning of these important trends. This Marxist interpretation, anti-market, anti-family, anti-religion and ultimately, anti-male, has not served women well. Intelligent women are searching for a new model of their participation in the public square. The Ruth Institute for the Study of Marriage and Society gives these women the alternative they seek. The goal of its founder, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, is to make marriage cool. She joins us.

    Second Topic - #29: Deification and Grace

    The doctrine of deification came under challenge during the Reformation. Likewise, Orthodox Christians have sometimes charged that Roman Catholic teachings on deification lack coherence. In light of these divisions, Daniel Keating eloquently explores biblical and patristic testimony to deification and provides a sure guide into its mysteries. Human beings come to share in the Trinitarian life, without blurring the distinction between Creator and creature.

     

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