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The Apostles and Their Times

The Apostles and Their Times

 

Description: Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they speak with Mike Aquilina about his book The Apostles and Their Times to help Catholics better understand the roots of the Catholic Church and what early Christianity was really like.

Topics/Questions covered on the show:

  • How can this book help us discover the truth about the Apostles and Apostolic Fathers?
  • What is the difference between an Apostle and an Apostolic Father?
  • What impact do the writings of the Apostolic Fathers have on the Catholic Church?
  • How accepting were the Jewish and Roman people to the Gospel message? What was the spiritual climate like during the time of the Apostles?
  • ApostlesIs the persecution Christians are encountering today in the Holy Land similar to that of the times of the Apostles?
  • What are the most common misconceptions about the early Church?
  • What role does archeology play in helping us understand more about the Apostles and the early Church?
  • What should the reader come away with after reading this book?

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The Divine Intimacy Radio Show is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom.

Twice a week, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explore topics related to the interior life and Catholic teaching. On Tuesdays, they interview various authors about their spiritual books and about the authors’ own insights on those books. On Fridays, they get specific on subjects which, primarily include prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, and holiness.

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About Dan Burke

Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, the High Calling Seminary Preparation Program, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband and father of four, the Executive Director of and writer for EWTN's National Catholic Register, a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer, speaker and pilgrimage director who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN's Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

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