Insight: Gaza Conflict / Non-Traditional Thanksgiving / The Case Against Christ / Walking Spanish
Monday, November 19, 2012
Today, we'll be discussing the Gaza conflict with UC Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh; How to create a nontraditional Thanksgiving spread; Professor Matt McCormick's research-based argument against Christ; The music of local band Walking Spanish.
Gaza Conflict The tensions between Israel and Hamas are escalating following an Israeli airstrike Wednesday that killed a Hamas military chief. Israel and Gaza have been exchanging missile strikes on heavily-populated areas and many in the region fear continued escalation. We'll learn more about the on-going conflict with Middle East expert Keith Watenpaugh, who's professor of modern Islam and director of the Human Rights Initiative at UC Davis.
Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is an annual tradition--but that doesn't mean every dish on the Thanksgiving table needs to be. Randy Bivens, executive vice president of Life and Health Network and diagnostic radiologist, and Chef Mai Pham of Lemon Grass Restaurant, Lemon Grass Express and Star Ginger, join us to discuss nontraditional ideas for your harvest holiday table.
The Case Against Christ In his new book, Atheism and the Case Against Christ, philosophy professor Matt McCormick critically breaks down the idea of the resurrection of Christ employing contemporary research on the reliability of human's belief in the supernatural and paranormal to examine the origin of Christianity and other religions. "Without stooping to condescension or arrogance, McCormick offers persuasive arguments that are accessible, thoughtful, and new."
Walking Spanish Walking Spanish is enigmatic in style. Their music is an honest expression of the band's dynamic, magnetic prowess. It is the choice vehicle for songs written by acclaimed California singer/songwriter and guitarist, Alexander Nelson, 24, who established.