Archives for April 22, 2017

What Does It Mean to Be “Catholic?”

What Does It Mean to be “Catholic” If Not Belonging to the Church of Rome?Over the past many years of my career as a Protestant Christian theologian I have had many encounters with fellow Protestant Christians—including Baptists and others in the Free Church tradition—who would like Protestants to be “catholic” (with a small “c”). Most of them do not mean that Protestants should join the Catholic Church whose headquarters on earth is the Vatican; most of them do mean something else by “ca … [Read more...]