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Today we will dive deep into the issue of climate change and discover whether the current hysteria is built on sound, objective science or if there is a more sinister agenda at play. What happens when bad theology gets applies to sloppy science? You will hear the answers to these questions and more as you think biblically and critically on this topic.
Our guest today is a legend in journalism. Today he joins us to take us on a “road trip” through over fifty years of journalism and American life, serving as a “watchman” on culture and politics and seeking to conform it to a standard that never changes. A watchman “keeps guard over a building at night, to protect it from fire, vandals, or thieves.” Our guest is a believer that certain values and principles never change and has critiqued misbehavior and wrong-headedness by people on “his side” from the start. He will show us how to apply values equally and by using critical thinking, along with a clear biblical worldview, he will share what he has learned after writing about our nation for 50 years. This will be a very special conversation.
Dr. Beisner is Founder and National Spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, a network of Christian theologians, natural scientists, economists, and other scholars educating for Biblical earth stewardship, economic development for the poor, and the proclamation and defense of the good news of salvation by God’s grace, received through faith in Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection. Dr. Beisner was associate professor of historical theology and social ethics at Knox Theological Seminary from 2000 to 2008 and of interdisciplinary studies (focusing on the application of Biblical worldview, theology, and ethics to economics, government, and public policy) at Covenant College from 1992 to 2000. He has been an elder in the Presbyterian Church in America and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, planting a new congregation for the latter and serving on its pastoral staff for three years.
David Legates, Ph.D. is the former professor of climatology in the Department of Geography at the University of Delaware and an adjunct professor at the university’s Physical Ocean Science and Engineering Program and in the Department of Applied Economics. Dr. Legates received his Ph.D. in climatology from the University of Delaware, and he has taught at Louisiana State University, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Virginia. He has been Research Scientist at the Southern Regional Climate Center, Chief Research Scientist at the Center for Computational Geosciences, and Visiting Research Scientist at the National Climate Data Center. Dr. Legates has been published more than 125 times in refereed journals, conference proceedings, and monograph series and has made more than 250 professional presentations.
Cal Thomas is a journalist, pundit, author, tv & radio commentator and one of the most widely syndicated columnists in America. His fifty-year journalism career includes anchoring, reporting commentary for NEWSMAX, KPRC-TV in Houston, NBC News in Washington, and other outlets. For ten years he co-wrote the "Common Ground" column for USA Today with his colleague, Bob Beckel. Thomas began his journalism career at the age of sixteen and 2019 marked the thirty-fifth anniversary of his column. He is the bestselling author of America's Expiration Date, What Works, The Things That Matter Most, Common Ground, Uncommon Sense, Blinded by Might, The Death of Ethics in America, Book Burning, Liberals for Lunch, The Freedom Dream and Public Persons and Private Lives. Thomas is a wide-ranging social commentator, not a "beltway insider," who supports traditional conservative values and the American "can-do spirit." A native of Washington, D.C. and graduate of American University,