Kresta in the Afternoon – February 22, 2008 – Hour 1

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    First Topic – The Screw-Tape Letters

    The Screwtape Letters is a work of Christian fiction by C.S. Lewis first published in book form on this day in 1942. The story takes the form of a series of letters from a senior demon, Screwtape, to his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwood, so as to advise him on methods of securing the damnation of an earthly man, known only as "the Patient." We talk with Lewis expert Joseph Pearce about Screwtape and its cultural impact.

    Second Topic – Why the Values of the Boy Scouts Are Worth Fighting for

    The Gov. of TX argues in a new book that attacks on the Boy Scouts are the latest front in the moral struggle for our country's future. Gov. Rick Perry with us. "On My Honor: Why the American Values of the Boy Scouts Are Worth Fighting For."

    Third Topic – Peter and Papal Primacy

    Today is the feast of the chair of St. Peter. We look at Peter, the papacy and papal infallibility, as well as many of the challenges to the papacy throughout history. Marcellino D’Ambrosio is our guide.

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