Question about the Septuagint

A reader writes: Hi Mark! I was reading your book “By What Authority?” (Really great by the way) and was sharing some of it with my evangelical friend, and he brought up something I wasn’t sure how to answer. So I thought I’d ask you. In the book, you mention that the reason the Church [Read More...]

Yr. Obdt. Svt on Sola Scriptura

Now en Espanol! Here’s the context for CERC’s Spanish site. An informal survey back in 2012 confirmed that while there are some very good news sites for Spanish speaking Catholics, there are no web sites doing what CERC is doing in the Spanish language. Given that there are 37 million Spanish speakers in the United [Read More...]

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...]