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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Join our host, Kerby Anderson as he brings biblical insight to today’s world. Kerby’s guests today are John Dwyer and Karen Prior. John will be in studio to share his book, Mustang and talk about our US vets. Karen also has a new book. It’s On Reading Well.

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Kerby Anderson
Kerby Anderson
Host, Point of View Radio Talk Show

Kerby Anderson is the President of Probe Ministries and host of Point of View Radio Talk Show. He holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He also serves as a visiting professor at Dallas Theological Seminary and has spoken on dozens of university campuses including University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Colorado…

Guests
John Dwyer Show Page
John J. Dwyer
Historical Author | Adjunct History Professor - Southern Nazarene University
John J. Dwyer is the author of seven books and is a three-time winner of the Fort Worth-based national Will Rogers Medallion Award literary contest. He has served as Adjunct Professor of History and Ethics at Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma City since 2006. From 2002-2006, he was History Chair at Coram Deo Academy, near Dallas. From 1992-2000, he published The Dallas/Fort Worth Heritage, one of the largest Christian newspapers in America, which featured regular columns by Point of View host Kerby Anderson.

He is the author of the non-fiction historical narrative The Oklahomans: The Story of Oklahoma and Its People, Vol. 1 (Ancient-Statehood). Will Rogers Medallion Award Executive Director Charles Williams declared The Oklahomans, “One of the best books we’ve ever seen in any category of our competition. It won in the most competitive category of this year’s contest.” Volume 2 (World War I‐Present) releases in November 2020. Also, the Civil War history, The War Between the States: America’s Uncivil War, now in its fourth edition. And, the historical novels Stonewall, Robert E. Lee, and Shortgrass, and the novel When the Bluebonnets Come. Mustang, John’s new World War II epic of American aviators, released Memorial Day weekend.

John is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his wife Grace have been married thirty-one years. They have one daughter and one grandson, and live in Oklahoma. They are active members of their church, and serve in a variety of teaching, mission, and other ministry roles.
Mustang
Climb into the cockpit with Dust Bowl farm boy Lance Roark as he arrives in England commanding a B-17 Flying Fortress at the height of World War II. A prologue, 2017's Will Rogers Medallion Gold Medal winner, Shortgrass, set the stage for young Lance as he made the crucial decision following the bombing of Pearl Harbor to depart from the pacifist doctrine of his Mennonite upbringing and go to war. Now, still cheerful and pious, he and his best friend, famed Oklahoma Sooner Waddy Young, tackle a new opponent--history's most fearsome air armada, the German Luftwaffe, which has bested every other force that has dared confront them.

Audacious, cool under fire, and a born aviator, Lance piles up the missions and decorations and somehow survives to complete his tour of duty--barely. Even as he gains renown as a relentless air warrior, though, his lifelong faith is shaken as the body count of those around him mounts. Driven by a desire for vengeance against his enemies, he turns down service back Stateside to return to battle in one of America's sensational new P-51 Mustang fighter planes.

As the greatest aerial war in history rages in the skies over bleeding Europe, Lance hits a low-point in his life just as a terrifying new adversary appears to challenge him. Pushed to the breaking point, he will need every bit of skill and experience he can muster in an unforgettable showdown over Dresden in the war's most legendary air raid.
Karen Prior, PhD Show Page
Karen Prior, PhD
Professor of English - Liberty University in Lynchburg
Karen Swallow Prior (PhD, SUNY Buffalo) is an award-winning professor of English at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. She is the author of On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books, Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me, and Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More—Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist. Prior has written for Christianity Today, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, First Things, Vox, Think Christian, and The Gospel Coalition. She is a research fellow with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, a senior fellow with Liberty University's Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement, a Senior Fellow with The Trinity Forum, and a member of the Faith Advisory Council of the Humane Society of the United States.
On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books
Reading great literature well has the power to cultivate virtue. Great literature increases knowledge of and desire for the good life by showing readers what virtue looks like and where vice leads. It is not just what one reads but how one reads that cultivates virtue. Reading good literature well requires one to practice numerous virtues, such as patience, diligence, and prudence. And learning to judge wisely a character in a book, in turn, forms the reader's own character.

Acclaimed author Karen Swallow Prior takes readers on a guided tour through works of great literature both ancient and modern, exploring twelve virtues that philosophers and theologians throughout history have identified as most essential for good character and the good life. In reintroducing ancient virtues that are as relevant and essential today as ever, Prior draws on the best classical and Christian thinkers, including Aristotle, Aquinas, and Augustine. Covering authors from Henry Fielding to Cormac McCarthy, Jane Austen to George Saunders, and Flannery O'Connor to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Prior explores some of the most compelling universal themes found in the pages of classic books, helping readers learn to love life, literature, and God through their encounters with great writing. In examining works by these authors and more, Prior shows why virtues such as prudence, temperance, humility, and patience are still necessary for human flourishing and civil society.
Congressman Dan Lipinski
The Last Pro-Life Liberal Democrat

By: The Editors - nationalreview.com - June 11, 2019 Dan Lipinski is the last of a dying breed. The Illinois congressman is one of only three pro-life Democrats left in the House. And within the pro-life Democratic …

Paul-Manafort, his Wife, & Lawyer
Leftism Makes People Meaner

By: Dennis Prager - stream.org - June 11, 2019 The sadistic treatment of Paul Manafort illustrates something I have believed since I attended graduate school in the 1970s and saw the behavior of left-wing students: Leftism makes people …

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