A reader struggles to understand Sacred Tradition

He writes: I just finished reading your book “By What Authority” and let me tell you, it was one of the best books I have ever read in regard of Tradition and the Catholic Faith. It has definitely given me stronger faith. I’m glad!  Thanks be to God! I am an 18 year old Catholic [Read More...]

Sola Shea

Catholic World Report asked me to interview myself about the reboot of By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition.  I’m a very hostile interviewer when that guy is the subject. Here’s the result. [Read more...]

Guy reads By What Authority?, likes it, doesn’t become Catholic

My work here is done. [Read more...]

Mary Kochan Offers a Cheery Review of By What Authority?

…(the revised and expanded edition) here. It’s a book you badly need, which I can provide–autographed and everything–here. Plus, the cover is preeeeeeetty! Thanks, Mary! [Read more...]

A Review Twofer: By What Authority? and The Romance of Religion

In which Fr. Longenecker and I get a very nice review, for which I think Ms. Finke! By the way, you can get By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition here [Read more...]

Chris Chan Reviews…

the revised and expanded edition of By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition. [Read more...]

My Dulcet Tones

“The Salt and Light Radio Hour” on SiriusXM Radio posted its interview with Yr. Obdt. Svt. The interview begins at approximately 29:29. [Read more...]

Hey Sacramento!

I’m on your radio this morning at 9 AM.   Catch me on the Bishop’s Hour, 1620 AM.  The host, I am happy to report, is regularly excoriated as both a bleeding heart liberal and a neanderthal conservative.   In other words, he’s Catholic. We’ll be talking about the revised and expanded By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic [Read More...]

I’ll be on Teresa Tomeo’s show in a few minutes…

…to talk about By What Authority?–the Revised and Expanded Edition.  You can stream it here by clicking on the “Listen live” button on the upper right hand corner. Update:  Seems to have gone well.  I always have a hard time telling. [Read more...]

Here’s the Nifty Press Release for the Revised and Expanded Edition of By What Authority?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276 or KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com What’s NOT in the Bible led him to absolute truth in Jesus Author presents his journey from Evangelical Christianity to Catholicism SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2013 – Numerous Evangelicals have put their trust in God and decided to become Catholic. Many Evangelicals and Catholic [Read More...]

By What Authority: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition–Revised and Expanded

…is out from Ignatius Press! Yay! In this newly updated, expanded version of his popular work of apologetics, Shea presents a lively and entertaining look at his conversion to Catholicism from Evangelicalism and his discovery of Christian tradition. As an Evangelical, Shea accepted the principle of “sola scriptura” (Scripture alone) as the basis of faith. [Read More...]

A reader has a Question about By What Authority?

He writes: I read your book a few years ago and found it tremendously helpful in resolving my doubts about biblical authenticity. THANKS! I have a copy on order (gave my copy away) from amazon uk since March 13th but no delivery date yet… Can you suggest an alternative provider? Amazon.com here in the US [Read More...]


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