Who is “Q”? The Mythical World of Bible Scholars

Have you ever noticed that there is a breed of atheists who are also Bible scholars and then there are Bible scholars who seem to be atheists? These non believers are believers in a special sort of way. They do not believe the Bible is the inspired and infallible Word of God, but they do [Read More…]

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Who Wrote Mark?

One of the things the atheists like to destroy is the New Testament. Without anything positive to offer themselves, they feel obliged to de-construct the authority of the New Testament if they can. A favorite way to do this is to try to show that the New Testament is a much edited, late cut and [Read More…]

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Is Anybody There?…In Hell That Is.

In the current debate on hell (which is really a debate on universalism) there is some fuzzy thinking going on. Here is an excerpt from my book The Quest for the Creed which comes out next week. This book is a new edition of Adventures in Orthodoxy. Published by Crossroads, it has new material and a new format. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ [Read More…]

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The Decline of the Church in Britain

Damian Thompson (who is probably one of the world’s greatest journalists) write here about the decline of Christianity in Britain. The shrinking of those who identify as Christians is combined with a dramatic surge in the Muslim population. You can’t disagree with the statistics: Since the last census in 2001, the number of Britons identifying [Read More…]

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Materialism, Manicheanism and the Matrix

Do you remember that stylish film The Matrix? The hero, Neo Anderson, exists in a dull, conformist, monotone and monochrome world. Then he wakes up and is “born again” and enters the world of adventure and risk which is the real world. What I find curious about modern American Catholicism is that it is similarly monotone [Read More…]

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Wake Up and Smell the Catastrophe

You know the theory that a frog put in a pan of water will stay there as the temperature rises and the poor thing doesn’t sense the increase in temperature and eventually boils to death. The biggest problem with American Catholics is that the majority of them are asleep. Lulled by materialism, the good life [Read More…]

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