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Living Tradition

Catechism

To a Protestant who was under the impression that we Catholics consider the Catechism as more authoritative than the Bible, I pointed out that the Catechism has the authority the Church’s Magisterium lends to it. 758 more words

Catholic

The Bible: a Textbook or an Art Gallery?


For many, the Bible is like a textbook for life that God wrote.  We even call it a “manual for living” or “basic instructions before leaving earth” (for those of you who didn’t grow up in Sunday school that spells out: Bible …cute, right?).  1,164 more words

Art

The Holy Seat?

Author: Alex Kramer - 12 grade advanced apologetics

The seat of corruption and power in the Church is also the seat from which our teachings on matters of faith and interpretation of the scriptures flow (CCC 100.) How can Catholics really think they need a pope after past problems with popes such as Pope Stephen VI who put a dead pope on trial, and Pope John XII who had many sexual partners while pope. 1,412 more words

Catholic

Food for Thought-3 Leadership Lessons from Hans Kung

Hans Kung is one of the pioneers of ecumenical theology in the Roman Catholic Church.  He’s also been a thorn in the side  of the Vatican establishment for many years because of his persistence in asking fair and honest questions about theology, scripture, and history.  382 more words

Food For Thought

Bonhoeffer and Biblical Literalism

In “Creation and Fall,” Bonhoeffer’s first book devoted directly toward the Bible (in this case, Genesis), he makes the point that “The theory of verbal inspiration will not do.” He saw Scripture as the words of men  243 more words

Early Bonhoeffer

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David Alexander, aka “The Man with the Black Hat,” has done me the honor of quoting me in his piece on the first anniversary of His Holiness Pope Francis.   221 more words

Catholicism

Season III, Introduction to Catholicism XV: Infallibility, Indefectibility, and the Necessity of the Church for Salvation

Introduction to Catholicism XV: Infallibility, Indefectibility, and the Necessity of the Church for Salvation

Introduction to Catholicism seeks to explain the Catholic faith using the book My Catholic Faith, a lucid and accessible catechism written by the Most Reverend Louis LaRavoire Morrow, S.T.D. 141 more words

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