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The Freedom of the Church: A Review of Hugo Rahner’s Church and State in Early Christianity

Aug 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

This is a guest post by Michael Rennier. Michael received a BA in New Testament Literature from Oral Roberts University in 2002 and a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School in 2006. He served the Anglican Church in North America as the Rector of two parishes on Cape Cod, Massachusetts for five years. After […]



Review of Hans Boersma’s Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry

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

This is a guest post by Daniel Edward Young. Daniel is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern College (Iowa) where he teaches political theory, international relations, and comparative politics. He received his Ph.D. from Temple University. His scholarly interests include the intersection of political theory and international relations, the history of political thought, […]



Three Frameworks for Interpreting the Church Fathers

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

This is a guest article by Dr. Kenneth J. Howell. Dr. Howell earned an M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, an M.A. in Linguistics and Philosophy from the University of South Florida, a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Science, and a second Ph.D. from Lancaster University (U.K.) in the History of […]



The Catholic and Protestant Authority Paradigms Compared

Jun 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This is a guest post by Ray Stamper. Ray lives near Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife Amanda and five children. After an early conversion to Christ, Ray began pursuing Old Testament studies at Oral Roberts University. However, being unprepared to cope with the skeptical philosophical bias latent in much of the “higher critical” literature in […]



Immortal Diamond: The Search of Gerard Manley Hopkins for Beauty

May 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This is a guest post by Michael Rennier. Michael received a BA in New Testament Literature from Oral Roberts University in 2002 and a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School in 2006. He served the Anglican Church in North America as the Rector of two parishes on Cape Cod, Massachusetts for five years. After […]



Brantly Millegan reviews Brad Gregory’s The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society

Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This is a guest post by Brantly Millegan, in which he reviews the recently published book The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society, authored by University of Notre Dame professor of history Brad Gregory. Such a topic seems fitting on the traditional feast day for St. Benedict in the usus antiquior. We’re very […]



Our Divine Vocation to Enter into Ecumenical Dialogue: Devin Rose Replies to John Armstrong

Mar 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Two weeks ago we posted Devin Rose’s Catholic reflection on John Armstrong’s book Your Church is Too Small. The following week John replied in a post titled “A Catholic Reflection on Your Church Is Too Small: A Brief Reply to a Gracious Former-Atheist I Love and Respect.” Below is Devin’s reply to John’s reply. We […]



A Catholic Reflection on John Armstrong’s Your Church is Too Small

Mar 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Monday, March 26, ACT 3 and Wheaton College will be hosting “A Conversation on Unity in Christ’s Mission,” involving a dialogue in Edman Chapel between John Armstrong and Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago. The event will be streamed live from the Wheaton.edu website. In light of that forthcoming event, we invited Devin Rose to […]



The Canon Made Impossible: Ehrman, McDowell & an Unlikely Agreement

Feb 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

The following is a guest post written by Brent Stubbs, re-presenting material originally appearing at his blog, Almost Not Catholic. Brent majored in theological-historical studies with a minor in law at Oral Roberts University. His studies emphasized pre-Nicene and late Protestant Church history. Under the Reformed tutelage of Dr. Daniel Thimell–professor, former pastor, author of […]



Day 5: Prayer for Christian Unity

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Jesus Christ, true God and true man, we know You most fully in your Blessed Sacrament, offered to us as You offered Yourself to the world in the Bethlehem manger. We know that you desire the unity of Your Body. We know that you are grieved when a foot is cut off or a limb […]