Kresta in the Afternoon – October 22, 2010 – Hour 1

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    Live from the campus of Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL

    First Topic – Four Faces of Anger: Seneca, Evagrius Ponticus, Cassian, and Augustine

    Sr. Gertrude Gillette brings to the modern age wisdom on the topic of anger by four ancient authors Seneca, Evagrius Ponticus, Cassian, and Augustine, whose feast we celebrate tomorrow. These authors broadly represent the classic views on anger and focus on how anger inhibits spiritual growth of the soul and its relationship with God. Sr. Gertrude joins us.

    Second Topic – First Things Magazine: Ave Maria University the “Most Catholic School in America”

    Ave Maria University is "the most Catholic Catholic" college in the U.S., and has academics superior to almost all other Catholic schools, according to a survey of American higher education published by the respected religious journal First Things. First Things says it spent two years analyzing publicly-available data and conducting its own surveys on more than 2,000 U.S. colleges "to cast a light on the place of religion -- or lack thereof -- on American college campuses today." It published detailed rankings and descriptions of 105 schools in its November issue.The rankings by First Things come shortly after Newsweek Magazine named AMU one of its best schools in America and one of the 25 "most desirable rural schools" in the country. AMU Director of Marketing Deacon Forest Wallace is here to discuss it.

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