The NASCAR of Catholic Apologetics

January 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Patrick's Blog


Patrick Archbold of Creative Minority Report fame penned a witty and insightful take on Catholic “combat radio” in today’s National Catholic Register. Maybe someday I’ll do an interview with him and tell him “the rest of the story.”


I am a flawed man.

I love to listen to Catholic apologetics. I listen to apologetics CDs, I read apologetic books, and I love to listen to apologetics on the radio. I suspect my reason for listening to apologetics on the radio is different from most people; at least I hope it is.

I think I read once that NASCAR is the biggest spectator sport in the United States. Being a northerner, I am sure that I miss many of the appealing aspects of NASCAR, but I think I know why most people watch it. They want to see the crashes. That is why I listen to apologetics on the radio, particularly Catholic Answers. I want to be around when the crash happens. . . . (continue reading)

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  1. CathApol says:

    I feel like Richard Petty sometimes! Or maybe even back on the dirt-track! If it ain't bumpin' it ain't racin'!

    In JMJ,
    Scott<<<
    CathApol Blog

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