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Infallibility & Indefectability of The Church

​”And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

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Richard Rohr on Reading The Bible

The past few weeks I’ve begun to fall in love once more with Father Richard Rohr. If you’re unfamiliar with his work do a quick search on Google and you’ll find lots to digest. 96 more words

"The Law of the LORD is Perfect": A Few Thoughts on Inerrancy and Literacy

“The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the LORD are true, and righteous altogether” (Ps 19:7-9). 534 more words

On the Authority of Councils

I’ve been reading through John Davenant’s PRÆLECTIONES DE DUOBUS IN THEOLOGIA CONTROVERSIS (1631) which he wrote against the Jesuits’ claim of infallibility for popes and councils. 500 more words


The Sacred and the Profane


For people like myself, trained since childhood for the Catholic priesthood, the “sacred” was neatly divided from the “profane” and easily identified because it was thoroughly exhausted in the doctrines and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. 2,456 more words

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The Women’s Ordination Debate: Why Both Sides Have Handled It Wrong

The following was written in 2009 on my old blog Agostinal Reflections. It’s been revised to account for dead links in the original, and to record changes in my own stance toward the issue at hand. 3,281 more words

Convention Theme: "Divine Authority Challenged"

American Council of Christian Churches
72nd Annual Convention, October 22–24, 2013
Hardingville Bible Church, Monroeville, New Jersey
“Resolution on the Convention Theme—Divine Authority Challenged”

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