Kresta in the Afternoon – June 2, 2011 – Hour 1

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    Live From The Religious Booksellers Trade Exhibit in Chicago

    First Topic - The Closing of the Muslim Mind

    People are shocked and frightened by the behavior coming out the Islamic world-not only because it is violent, but also because it is seemingly inexplicable. While there are many answers to the question of "what went wrong" in the Muslim world, no one has decisively answered why it went wrong. Until now. In his eye-opening new book, foreign policy expert Robert R. Reilly uncovers the root of our contemporary crisis: a pivotal struggle waged within the Muslim world nearly a millennium ago. In a heated battle over the role of reason, the side of irrationality won. The deformed theology that resulted, Reilly reveals, produced the spiritual pathology of Islamism, and a deeply dysfunctional culture. Bob is here to look at The Closing of the Muslim Mind.

    Second Topic - De-Christianization and Catholic Action of the 21st Century

    Raymond de Souza is one of the Church's great communicators, and he will be joining Jeff Cavins, Al Kresta, Johnnette Benkovic and more at the Call to Holiness Conference next weekend in Metro Detroit. He will be speaking on De-Christianization and Catholic Action of the 21st Century. We preview the talk.

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