Is Catholicism Pagan?

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I’ve enjoyed welcoming a good number of new readers to the blog since coming over to Patheos. The comment box has been filled with lively discussion, and I always enjoy attracting some of the err, more eccentric readers who are out there. Here’s a comment in response to a picture post I had of Pope [Read More...]

Jesus Christ’s Teaching for Today

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Does truth of the Catholic faith matter, and what is more important, what you do or what you believe? This debate has come up in the comboxes on this blog in two different ways: The first is with a reader who is a Catholic but asserts that what is most important are the good works [Read More...]

I Am Not a Mormon

From the combox I’m a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, not because of archaeology, or history, or linguistics, or any other secular discipline. I’m a member of the Church of Jesus Christ for the exact same reason that you are a member (and leader) of the Roman Catholic Church: because [Read More...]

Nuns on the Run

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The Anchoress has some typically intelligent and fair comment on the upcoming renewal of women’s religious life in the USA here along with a good list of links and updates on comment. Max Lindemann writes eloquently on the whole business here. Kathy Schiffer looks back and explains teh devastating effect humanistic psychology had on Catholic [Read More...]

Why is “Christian” Music so Awful?

A friend of mine used to quip, “When you’re talking about Christian music it’s pretty safe to substitute ‘bad’ for ‘Christian’. Who hasn’t had to endure a Christian rock band or sit through a worship with some aging trendy strumming a guitar and inflicting folk music or light rock on everyone? Why is it that [Read More...]

Do Catholics Worship Idols?

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Now that the geeks at Patheos have give us such a snazzy new re-fit, I am going through and moving a good number of my archived articles from my website to my blog. I hope readers will explore the ‘Archived Articles’ tab to see what’s there. I’ll be updating it regularly with old articles and [Read More...]


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