Open Forum

Jim Blackburn
07/16/2019 07:00 PM
Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.  Questions Covered: 02:56 - My wife and I have been invited to a memorial service for her brother-in-law. It is in a Presbyterian Church and will officiated by a woman. Should we attend the memorial?  07:29 - What is the requirement for tithing in the Catholic Church? I am becoming Catholic, but my husband is not.  15:06 - Does it matter whether some of the OT figures, like Moses, existed historically or if they’re just stories to teach a lesson?  31:00 - What can I say to people who say that evolution can’t exist in concordance with the creation story?  40:30 - Is the Scripture used as evidence for the Mormon theology of exaltation legitimate?  48:48 - What does it mean in 1 Cor. 9:22, when St. Paul says, I became all things to all people?  52:17 - How can I keep my faith when I go to college?