CBB Interview with Jimmy Akin

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PETE: I have asked this of other Patristic experts, most notably Mike Aquilina, so I would like your take on this one. What makes the Church Fathers so relevant today? JIMMY AKIN: They are the hinge that connects our age to the apostolic age. They are an indispensable link in the transmission of the Faith from the first century to today. They also provide key context needed to understand some of the material in Scripture. PETE: Your book The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – The Fathers Know Best

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This week Catholic Answers sponsors their first CBB giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of┬áThe Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church by Jimmy Akin. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 6/13 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – The Fathers Know Best

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The early days of Christianity are perhaps the most influential and misunderstood periods in Church history. It is definitely a period that deserves your time and study. Thankfully there are a few books on the market to aid with your research. The Fathers Know Best :Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church by Jimmy Akin is one of those and it is a solid resource on the thought of the Church Fathers. This book is packed full of information in its 452 pages. From the … [Read more...]

CBB Review – The Truth Is Out There: Vol.1 Brendan and Erc in Exile

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Today my oldest daughter Katie contributes a review to The Catholic Book Blogger. After reading what she has to say about this graphic novel I want to read it and I think you will too!Teens, male and female alike, have always enjoyed reading graphic novels and The Truth Is Out There Brendan & Erc in Exile Volume 1 is so much more than the average comic book for teens. The author of this cool comic is a contemplative monk who lives in Massachusetts and uses the pen name Amadeus. This … [Read more...]


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