Kresta in the Afternoon – September 18, 2008 – Hour 1

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    First Topic – “Sharing Your Faith” Series – Part IV

    Philosophy and theology are integrally linked. Our philosophical assumptions have a huge impact on the range of theological conclusions we draw. With that in mind, it is important that Catholic apologists be aware of some common philosophical errors that have a bearing on our faith. There are five in particular that Tom Harmon hears most frequently. Apologists should know these mistakes and how to refute them. He tells us.

    Second Topic – Is the Constitution in Danger?

    In recognition of Constitution Day yesterday, The Rutherford Institute is calling on all Americans to read the document that one historian described as “the owners’ manual to the greatest form of government the world has ever known.” Constitution provides us with the blueprint for maintaining a balanced republic, and it must always be the starting point. Each of us, from public officials to citizens, has an affirmative duty to hold our government accountable. John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institution is with us to discuss the state of the Constitution in America.

    Third Topic – Beside Every Successful Man…

    “Stay-at-home wife”? “Stay-at-home mom”? In our parents’ day, those labels were either proudly worn or grudgingly accepted, but to nearly everyone they meant the same thing: a woman whose lifestyle involved running the household, preparing the meals, and tending to her husband and kids. What has happened since? Station wagons have yielded to sport-utility hybrids, technology has arrived with a myriad of new ways to stay connected, and a new army of educated, highly skilled women has reinvented—and reembraced—“stay at home.” Journalist and researcher Megan Basham argues that those who choose home as “command central” can expect a stronger marriage, but also—eventually—a higher income. She makes her case.

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