“Kresta in the Afternoon” – January 19, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Behold Your Mother: A Biblical Defense of the Marian Doctrine

  • Description: From the cross Jesus gave us his mother to be our mother, too: a singularly holy model, consoler, and intercessor for our spiritual journey. Yet most Protestants and too many Catholics don t understand the role that God wants her to play in our lives. In Behold Your Mother, Tim Staples takes us through the Church's teachings about the Blessed Virgin Mary, showing their firm Scriptural and historical roots and dismantling the objections of those who mistakenly believe that Mary competes for the attention due Christ alone. Combining the best recent scholarship with a convert s in-depth knowledge of the arguments, Staples has assembled the most thorough and useful Marian apologetic you'll find anywhere. Tim joins us to show how all the Marian doctrines are relevant and even essential to faith in Jesus. From her divine maternity to her perpetual virginity, from her Immaculate Conception to her Assumption, the Church's core teachings about Mary are intertwined with the mysteries of Christ. In a word, Mary matters.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Tim Staples

      Tim converted to Catholicism in 1988 and spent the following six years in formation for the priesthood, earning a degree in philosophy from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Overbrook, Pennsylvania. He then studied theology on a graduate level at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, for two years. Realizing that his calling was not to the priesthood, Tim left the seminary in 1994 and has been working in Catholic apologetics and evangelization ever since. Tim is the Director of Evangelization and Apolegetics at Catholic Answers.

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+  Behold Your Mother: A Biblical Defense of the Marian Doctrine (con't)

  • Segment Guests:
    • Tim Staples

+  Behold Your Mother: A Biblical Defense of the Marian Doctrine (con't)

  • Segment Guests:
    • Tim Staples

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