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Lawrence Feingold: The Motives of Credibility For Faith

Nov 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

On November 6, 2013, Dr. Lawrence Feingold, Associate Professor of Philosophy & Theology at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in Saint Louis, Missouri, and author of The Natural Desire to See God According to St. Thomas and his Interpreters and the three volume series The Mystery of Israel and the Church gave a lecture titled “The Motives of […]

Sola Scriptura Redux: Matthew Barrett, Tradition, and Authority

Nov 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

I recently happened to read a post at the Gospel Coalition site titled “‘Sola Scriptura’ Radicalized and Abandoned” written by Matthew Barrett. Matthew received a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is presently an assistant professor of Christian studies at California Baptist University, (and apparently a Lakers fan). In his post […]

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.

“After Five Centuries of Division, Catholics and Lutherans Consider Their Common Heritage”

Aug 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Unity in the News

A new joint document has been released in advance of the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.

Lumen Fidei: A Forum for Ecumenical Dialogue

Jul 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This past Friday, July 5, Pope Francis released his first encyclical letter, titled Lumen Fidei (The Light of Faith). In this letter he notes that Pope Benedict had “almost completed a first draft of an encyclical on faith,” and adds “as his brother in Christ I have taken up his fine work and added a […]

Virtue and Dialogue: Ecumenism and the Heart

Jun 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

A number of years ago, before I became Catholic, I received a phone call from a moderator of a private internet discussion group to which I had belonged for nine years, informing me that I was being removed from the group. The news was painful. Officially I was being removed because of my views, which […]

Pope Francis on Unity in the Body of Christ

Jun 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Unity in the News

On Wednesday, June 18, in his general audience Pope Francis spoke of the nature of the Church as the Body of Christ, and the importance of unity in the Body. Toward the end, he described meeting with an evangelical pastor that very morning, and praying together with him for unity.

Welcome, Joshua Lim!

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Called To Communion is delighted to welcome Joshua Lim to our team of contributors.