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Today on “Kresta in the Afternoon” – Apr. 3

Talking about the “things that matter most” on April 3

4:00 – Exploring the Creed with Bach
As we continue to progress through Lent, Al and Tom Loewe, co-host of “Notes From Above” which explores the intersection of faith and music, look at the Creed, using the music of the Bach Mass in B minor as a guide.

5:00 – “Noah” Screenwriter Discusses Controversies
It’s been about 40 days and 40 nights of controversy over Darren Aronofsky’s biblical epic “Noah” which opened last weekend taking in an estimated $44 million. As usual, any film involving Biblical material will generate discussion and some disagreement about faithfulness and artistic decisions. But in the Christian world a small vocal group who dislike the film are spewing hateful, vitriolic disgust and anyone who dare say anything positive about. “Noah” screenwriter Ari Handel joins us to answer the critics and explore some of the artistic license.

5:20 – Kresta Comments: The New Divorce Phrase “Conscious Uncoupling” Dangerous, Ignorant and Untrue.
Last week, celebrity couple Gwtneth Paltro and Chris Martin announced their separation. In that statement they introduced the world to a new phrase: “Conscious Uncoupling.” It didn’t take long for the news of a celebrity divorce to be quickly eclipsed by that substitute term for the D word, one virtually no one had ever heard before. The person who coined the phrase, Katherine Woodward Thomas, a New Age 56-year-old psychotherapist, had this to say: “It’s a kinder term for divorce. It is essentially a no-drama approach to separation, one that protects the children and encourages both sides to avoid pointing fingers.” Al discusses this term and its dangers.

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