Archive for October 2013

Reformation Day 2013: The Most Love-Filled Sect I Have Ever Seen

Oct 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

We have come up on another October 31. Though Reformation Sunday has already passed, this date is the anniversary of the 95 theses, though of course it is difficult to separate fact from legend even in such an important thing as this. In any case, I recall that I used to celebrate this day, the […]

The Largest Body of Professing Christians in America

Oct 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

The Largest Body of Professing Christians in America In August I wrote a short post titled Why Evangelicals are Getting High. The goal of the post was to argue that a solid Reformed upbringing does not decrease the chances of conversion to Catholicism. Unintentionally, the post generated significant discussion about the trends within Christianity in […]

Peter Leithart’s “The Tragedy of Conversion” to Catholicism or Orthodoxy

Oct 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Peter Leithart recently wrote an article in First Things titled “The Tragedy of Conversion,” in which he laments the conversion of Protestants to Catholicism and Orthodoxy as tragic. Orthodox subdeacon Gabe Martini, whose work is well worth reading, replied here, and Orthodox writer Robert Arakaki replied to Leithart here. So I’m a bit late. But […]

On Religious Liberty: An Objection Considered

Oct 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

One common objection to the Catholic Church raised by some inquiring Protestants has to do with religious liberty. The objection I have in mind is the claim that the Catholic Church has contradicted her own doctrine on this subject by previously condemning religious liberty and then affirming religious liberty at the Second Vatican Council in […]

Called To Communion welcomes Jason Stellman

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Called To Communion is glad to welcome Jason Stellman to our team of contributors. Jason needs no introduction to regular readers of CTC.