Interview on Mother Angelica Live 1995

A few months after taking over Crisis Magazine in February, 1995, I was very fortunate to be invited down to Irondale, Alabama, to the EWTN studies, to appear on Mother Angelica Live.  It was this appearance that really started the steady growth of the magazine while I was its publisher and editor.  Mother Angelica was… Continue reading Interview on Mother Angelica Live 1995

A Baptist Minister Becomes Catholic

This is my appearance on “The Journey Home,” an EWTN program hosted by Marcus Grodi, a marvelous fellow, by the way.  The description of my appearance on the network website was as follows: As a child, Deal attended a Presbyterian Church at his mother’s promptings. In high school, after being witnessed to by a Southern… Continue reading A Baptist Minister Becomes Catholic

Preparing Catholics for the 2016 Election

In May 2016, I gave a speech to a group of Catholic activists in Cincinnati, Ohio, gathered together by Priests for Life, on how Catholics could make THE difference in the upcoming presidential election. I specifically outlined the ways the institutional Church would try to oppose Catholic efforts on behalf of the pro-life cause.  What… Continue reading Preparing Catholics for the 2016 Election

Happiness and Its History – Part V

In 2003, I delivered a series of five lectures to the Wyoming School of Theology on happiness. They were based upon by book, Happiness and the Limits of Satisfaction (1996, Rowman & Littlefield), but I added quite a bit of material not previously discussed.

Happiness and Its History – Part IV

In 2003, I delivered a series of five lectures to the Wyoming School of Theology on happiness. They were based upon by book, Happiness and the Limits of Satisfaction (1996, Rowman & Littlefield), but I added quite a bit of material not previously discussed.

Happiness and Its History – Part III

In 2003, I delivered a series of five lectures to the Wyoming School of Theology on happiness. They were based upon by book, Happiness and the Limits of Satisfaction (1996, Rowman & Littlefield), but I added quite a bit of material not previously discussed.