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Beneath the Surface - St. Nick Meets Santa

Beneath the Surface - St. Nick Meets Santa

December 16, 2020
What happens when the historical St. Nicholas meets the mythical Santa Claus?  Listen and find out.
Beneath the Surface - Pursuit of Happiness

Beneath the Surface - Pursuit of Happiness

December 10, 2020
Host Paul Murano speaks with Kent Niebuhr on the pursuit of happiness: The original documents of our nation speak of it, but how have we over the years been pursuing it?  What is happiness, and how do we attain it?  We take a light look at happiness in popular songs, and then go beneath the surface on what it means to be happy.
Beneath the Surface - Is it Wrong to Lie to Kids About Santa

Beneath the Surface - Is it Wrong to Lie to Kids About Santa

December 8, 2020
Join my guest Kent Niebuhr, father of seven, as we go beneath the surface on whether on not it is okay to mislead children.
Beneath the Surface - Dignity of Work

Beneath the Surface - Dignity of Work

December 4, 2020
What is the role of work in a person's life?  What does it mean that all work was meant to be pleasurable and now it is redemptive?
Beneath the Surface - Last Four Things

Beneath the Surface - Last Four Things

December 1, 2020
Join us as we delve beneath the surface on what is traditionally taught as the four last things: death, judgment, heaven, and hell.
Beneath the Surface - Meaning of Advent

Beneath the Surface - Meaning of Advent

November 28, 2020
Join Paul and guest Kent Niebuhr discuss the profound double meaning of the Advent season.
Beneath the Surface - Resurrection of the Dead

Beneath the Surface - Resurrection of the Dead

November 25, 2020
The resurrection of the dead is the most important event in human history, and the center of the Christian faith.  But what is it?  Who does it apply to?  How is resurrection different than resuscitation?
Beneath the Surface - Hell

Beneath the Surface - Hell

November 19, 2020
What is hell? Is it real? How would one end up there? Is it everlasting? These questions and more are tackled -- beneath the surface.
Beneath the Surface - The Election from a Catholic Perspective

Beneath the Surface - The Election from a Catholic Perspective

November 18, 2020

Join Paul Murano and his guest Kent Niebuhr to delve beneath the surface on the practical and spiritual elements of the 2020 presidential election.

Beneath the Surface - Necessity of Chastity for Society

Beneath the Surface - Necessity of Chastity for Society

November 13, 2020
What is chastity, is it possible, and how important is it for civilization?  

Let's go beneath the surface with Paul Murano and his guest David Gorden!
Beneath the Surface - Objectifying Persons and Humanizing Animals

Beneath the Surface - Objectifying Persons and Humanizing Animals

November 11, 2020
Is there a correlation between the objectification of persons and the humanizing of animals?  Go with us beneath the surface.
Beneath the Surface - Peace

Beneath the Surface - Peace

November 6, 2020
What is Peace? Why are we so often not at peace, and why is it so elusive?  Let's go beneath the surface on what Christ wants to give us despite, or in the midst of, the unsettling storms in our lives.
Beneath the Surface - What Is Faith?

Beneath the Surface - What Is Faith?

November 4, 2020

Go beneath the surface with Paul Murano to find out how we humans are a believing species, and to examine what is meant by the all-important word 'faith', without which there is neither sanity nor salvation.

Beneath the Surface - Meaning of Relationships

Beneath the Surface - Meaning of Relationships

October 29, 2020
Delve beneath the surface with Paul and his guest Kent Niebuhr about the nature of relationships and whether or not human beings are monogamous.
Beneath the Surface - Loving Your Enemies

Beneath the Surface - Loving Your Enemies

October 27, 2020
One NT passage that distinguishes Christians from Jews and from the world is Jesus' command to love one's enemies.  Is it possible?  With God's grace it is not only possible, but is the only hope of bringing peace to a fallen world.
Beneath the Surface - Smoke of Satan

Beneath the Surface - Smoke of Satan

October 22, 2020
As the serpent entered the old garden, the smoke of Satan has entered the new.  Paul and his guest Bob Leblanc discuss what the latest Church scandal with Cardinal McCarrick may mean for the bigger picture.
Beneath the Surface - Death

Beneath the Surface - Death

October 20, 2020
Join is for all things death.  In Christ a very hopeful topic.
Beneath the Surface - Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

Beneath the Surface - Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

October 15, 2020
Join John and I as we discuss the moral philosophy that leads to a euthanasia mentality.
Beneath the Surface - Virtues

Beneath the Surface - Virtues

October 13, 2020

What are the virtues and why are they vital in the moral life?  Is a virtuous life the only way to hap piness?  Is there a difference between natural and supernatural virtues?  Hear my guests John Tuturice and writer Stephen Beale speak on these questions.

Beneath the Surface - Gun Control and the Right to Bear Arms

Beneath the Surface - Gun Control and the Right to Bear Arms

October 8, 2020
A historical and practical look at the problem of gun control and the second amendment. What does it mean to have the right to bear arms in the midst of multiple mass shootings?

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