Index

In an effort to make the contents of our site more accessible, we have arranged a Topical Index to go along with the Chronological Index. Those who wish to browse through our articles, blog posts, and podcasts by title can scroll down or click the link to the Alphabetical Index.

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Chronological Index

Lead Article | Featured Articles | Blog Posts | Catholic Life and Devotion | Podcasts  | Unity in the News |
Called to Communion on EWTN Radio

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Topical Index

ApologeticsBook ReviewsCatholic Life and Devotion | The Church | Church Fathers | Conversion Stories | Ecumenism | Faith and Reason | Liturgy and the Church Year | Mary | Miscellanies | The Papacy| Reformed Theology | Sacraments | Sacred Scripture | Salvation

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Apologetics

Lead Articles

The Bishops of History and the Catholic Faith: A Reply to Brandon Addison
Holy Church: A Testimonial Response to Chris Castaldo
Sola Scriptura: A Dialogue between Michael Horton and Bryan Cross
Some Thoughts Concerning Michael Horton’s Three Recent Articles on Protestants
Becoming Catholic

Responses to Questions and Objections

Are We All Heretics? A Reply to Zack Hunt
The “Catholics Are Divided Too” Objection
David Anders on Catholic Answers (July 2011)
David Anders on Catholic Answers (February 2012)
Did the Council of Trent Contradict the Second Council of Orange?

Did the Pope Condone Condoms in Certain Cases?
Did Trent Teach that Christ’s Merits Are Not Sufficient for Salvation?
Do the Saints Pray for Us? A Response to Perry Sukstorf and Maria Fleischman
“Do You Want to Go to Heaven?”
Doug Wilson Weighs in on the Eternal Fate of Faithful Catholics

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G.I. Williamson and the Grinch
Horton on being made “One Flesh with Christ”
How Not to Defend the Reformation: Why Protestants Need the Antichrist
Imputation and Infusion: A Reply to R.C. Sproul Jr.
Imputation and Paradigms: A Reply to Nicholas Batzig
Is converting to Rome Cool?

Is Sola Scriptura in the Bible? A Reply to R.C. Sproul Jr.
Ligon Duncan’s “Did the Fathers Know the Gospel?”
Loyalties to Our People: A Reply to D. Stephen Long

Michael Horton on Schism as Heresy
Michael Horton on Terrence Malick’s “Tree of Life”
On the Usefulness of Tradition: A Response to Recent Objections

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Our Divine Vocation to Enter into Ecumenical Dialogue (Reply to John Armstrong)
Peter Leithart’s “The Tragedy of Conversion” to Catholicism or Orthodoxy
Pope Francis, Atheists, and the Evangelical Spirit
Protestant Objections to the Catholic Doctrines of Original Justice and Original Sin
Relics: A Reply to Trueman

A Reply from a Romery Person
A Reply to R.C. Sproul Regarding the Catholic Doctrines of Original Sin and Free Will
A Response to Darrin Patrick on the Indicatives and Imperatives
A Response to Scott Clark and Robert Godfrey on “The Lure of Rome”
Romanism, Dispensationalism, and the Soteriology of Dr. John Gerstner

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Sola Scriptura or Non Habemus Papam? A Further Response to Michael Horton
Sola Scriptura Redux: Matthew Barrett, Tradition, and Authority
Social Trinitarianism and the Catholic Faith
Ten Questions for N.T. Wright regarding Catholicism, Justification, and the Church
“Too catholic to be Catholic?” A Response to Peter Leithart

Trent and the Gospel: A Reply to Tim Challies
VanDrunen on Catholic Inclusivity and Change
The Vatican Files N. 4: A Reply to Ref21’s Leonardo De Chirico
We don’t need no magisterium: A reply to Christianity Today’s Mark Galli
What’s So Great About Catholicism? A Brief Response to James White, et al

Why Evangelicals are Getting High: A Response to Rebbeca VanDoodewaard

The Tu Quoque

Infallibility and Epistemology
Son of a tu quoque
The Tu Quoque

Book Reviews

Lead Articles

Church and State in Early Christianity, by Hugo Rahner
The Shaping of Biblical Criticism: A Catholic Perspective on Historical Criticism

Publications

The Catholic Perspective on Paul — A New Book
The Crucified Rabbi — New Book on Judaism and Catholicism

Blog Posts

The Bible Made Impossible, by Christian Smith
The Church and New Media, by Brandon Vogt
Cyprian the Bishop, by J. Patout Burns
Divine Love Made Flesh, by Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke
The Early Papacy to the Synod of Chalcedon in 451, by Adrian Fortescue

Figuring Out the Church: Her Marks, and Her Masters, by Aidan Nichols, O.P.
The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity, by Robert Louis Wilken

Gay and Catholic by Eve Tushnet
Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry, by Hans Boersma
If Protestantism is True, by Devin Rose

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Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision, by N.T. Wright
Kinship by Covenant, by Scott Hahn
Loss and Gain, by John Henry Newman
Mary Through the Centuries, by Jaroslav Pelikan
The Shape of the Liturgy, by Gregory Dix

Studies on the Early Papacy, by Dom Chapman
The Unintended Reformation, by Brad Gregory
Your Church is Too Small, by John Armstrong

Catholic Life and Devotion

5 Years a Catholic

Ad Jesum per Mariam: The Rosary is Christ-Centered
Ancient Marian Devotion
Angels trapped in stinkin’ flesh
Ashes on Ash Wednesday
The Authority of Divine Love

Beer and Baron
Catholic Life and Devotion
A Catholic Reflection on the Meaning of Suffering
Christian Soldiers: Armies of One?
A Church of Mercy

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Consecrated Celibacy: Sign of the Eschatological Kingdom
Edifying Idolatry: What Would Calvin Say to David Garibaldi?
Fragments of the Cross
The Heroes of the New Covenant
The Hidden Power of God

Images of Jesus
The Life of Prayer
Looking Images in the Eye
Loyalties to Our People: A Reply to D. Stephen Long
Magical Sacraments in Elfland
The Minor Seminary

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Moving from a Reformed Congregation to a Catholic Parish
Oh to Be Catholic
On Skepticism and Humility
One is Holy, One is Lord
Participatory Christology and the Life of the Church

Prayer, Altars, Idolatry, and Grace
Reading the Bible in Protestantism and Catholicism
A Salient Moment– Reflections on Soli Deo Gloria
Scripture on the Theology of Relics and the Intercession of the Saints
Summarizing the Summas, or, The Simplicity of Saint Thomas Aquinas

The Three Kinds of Prayer
A Theology of Tears

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Truth Speaks in Love
Twitter, World Youth Day, and Indulgences
What is the Catholic Faith Like?
When “Less” is NOT “More”

Taylor Marshall’s Series “On Becoming Catholic”

Part 1–Becoming Catholic in My Heart
Part 2–How Catholicism Made Me Socially Aware
Part 3–What Would Your Family Say… If You Became Catholic?
Part 4–Salvation Pinball & the Devotional Life of Catholics
Part 5–Going to Confession: How it Works
Part 6–How Will the Catholic Faith Change Your Marriage?

The Church

Lead Articles

The Bishops of History and the Catholic Faith: A Reply to Brandon Addison
Christ Founded a Visible Church
Ecclesial Deism
Holy Orders and the Sacrificial Priesthood

Blog Posts

“Among You Stands One Whom You do not Know”
Branches or Schisms?
Christ Alone is the Head of the Church
The Denominational Marketplace
The Dual Profile of the Church

Ecclesial Consumerism
Ecclesial Consumerism, Redux
Ecclesiology in the Early Creeds
Drawn Closer by Scandal?
The Holiness of the Church

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How Big is the Catholic Church?
How Might Luther Say the Church Never Disappeared?
The Largest Body of Professing Christians in America
Liberalism in the Catholic Church
Philosophy and the Papacy

Play church
Rome, Geneva, and the Incarnation’s Native Soil
Saturday, May 21st–Judgement Day?
Savvy Jesus Picks Diverse Team
Short Video on the Identification of the Apostolic Faith

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St. Paul on the Unity of the Catholic Church 
St. Thomas Aquinas on the Unity of the Church
The Quest for the Historical Church: A Protestant Assessment

When Catholics Disagree
Why Protestantism has no “visible catholic Church”
The Witness of the “Lost Christianities”

Apostolic Succession

The Apostleship of St. Paul
Apostolic Succession and History Inquiry
Apostolicity versus Apostolic Succession?
The Chair of St. Peter
The Chair of St. Peter (homily)

Church Hierarchy is not a Corruption
Doug Wilson “Authority and Apostolic Succession”
Fallacy of Hierarchical Continuum?
A Longish Addendum to Bryan’s Last Post
Modern Scholarship, Rome and a Challenge

The Primacy of Peter According to the New Testament
Protestant Orders and the Priesthood of Phinehas
Taking a Stand on the Scriptures Against the Traditions of Men

Authority and Infallibility

Clark, Frame, and the Analogy of Painting a Magisterial Target
Around One’s Interpretive Arrow

The Catholic and Protestant Authority Paradigms Compared
Controversies of Religion
Desperately Seeking Certainty, or the Obedience of Faith?
Divine and Catholic Faith

If Magisterial Confessions are Fallble…
Infallibility and Epistemology
Inspiration and Infallibility
Is Certainty a Bad Thing? Certainty, Infallibility, and the Reformed Tradition
“The Issue of Authority in Early Christianity”

A Reflection on PCA Pastor Terry Johnson’s “Our Collapsing Ecclesiology”

Church and State (Two Kingdoms)

Church and State: Some Reflections
The Freedom of the Church: Church and State in Early Christianity
Kingdom, Church, and Communion
Non Angli sed Angeli–A Chestertonian View of the Two Kingdoms
Prose and Poetry: A Catholic Perspective on Kingdom(s), Cult and Creation

The Relation of Man’s Two Ends to Church and State
Religious Liberty: An Objection Considered

St. Francis, Tree-Hugging, and the Blessing of the Animals
Two Questions about Marriage and the Civil Law

Development of Doctrine

The Commonitory of St. Vincent of Lerins
The Doctrinal Seed of Scripture
John Piper on “Correcting” the Apostle’s Creed
A Response to Scott Clark and Robert Godfrey on “The Lure of Rome”

Eastern Orthodoxy

I love the Orthodox too much to be Orthodox
(or How I learned to stop worrying and love the atomic bomb of Holy Orders)

Kallistos Ware: Orthodox & Catholic Union
Once Upon a Thousand Years
Two Right Declare a Wrong-on Appeals to Orthodoxy

Church Fathers

Lead Articles

Three Frameworks for Interpreting the Church Fathers

Blog Posts

2nd Clement and Incarnational Ecclesiology
The Church Fathers–A New Resource, an Old Source
The Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon
The Church Fathers on Transubstantiation
Dionysius the Areopagite on the topic of Total Depravity

How Quickly Catholic Heresy Took Over the Church (Immediately)
Ligon Duncan’s “Did the Fathers Know the Gospel?”
A Particularly Clear Statement on Salvation: St. Fulgentius of Ruspe
Redefining Theological Symbolism (St. Maximus the Confessor)

Augustine

Augustine: “He Who Is Mature in Faith, No Longer Needs Scripture”
Augustine on Adam’s Body and Christ’s Body–Is Reformed Theology Truly Augustinian?
Augustine on the Perpetual Virginity of Mary in Scripture
Augustine’s Use of Infusion for Justification
Augustinian Soteriology

St. Augustine on Discovering Truth
St. Augustine on Faith Without Love
St. Augustine on Non-Catholic Christians as “Brothers”

Bryan Cross’s Series on the Church Fathers

The Chair of St. Peter
The Church Fathers on Baptismal Regeneration
The Commonitory of St. Vincent of Lerins
St. Augustine on Law and Grace
St. Clement of Rome: Soteriology and Ecclesiology

St. Cyprian on the Unity of the Catholic Church
Saint Ignatius of Antioch on the Church
St. Irenaeus on Justification
St. John Chrysostom on the Priesthood
St. Optatus on Schism and the Bishop of Rome

Conversion Stories

Lead Articles and Blog Posts

The Accidental Catholic
Appetites and Intellects
Blessed John Henry Newman on Conversion
Contours of My Conversion
David Anders on The Journey Home (Video)

Does the Center Hold? The Story of Fr. Albert Scharbach’s Journey
from Westminster Theological Seminary to Catholic Priest

Exposing the Blind Side: A Reverted Catholic Looks Back
Faith and Reason in the Context of Conversion
Feminism, Conscience, and the Church: How Reformed Baptist
Natalie Richardson Became Catholic

From Calvin to the Barque of Peter: A Reformed Seminarian Becomes Catholic
God and I Welcome You
A Grammar of Conversion

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How John Calvin Made Me a Catholic
I Fought the Church, and the Church Won
Into the Half-Way House: The Story of an Episcopal Priest
Jason Stellman’s Interview on The Journey Home
Jason Stewart on the Journey Home (Video)

Joshua Lim’s Story: A Westminster Seminary California Student becomes Catholic
Making My Way to the Church that Christ Founded
An OPC Pastor Enters the Catholic Church
A Protestant Historian Discovers the Catholic Church
Saved By Love Alone: A Seminary Wife’s Journey

Taylor Marshall on The Journey Home
To Enter the Sanctuary by the Blood of Jesus: A Literal Account of Becoming Catholic

Podcasts

The Conversion of Annie Witz
Dialogue on Conversion
How the Church Won: An Interview with Jason Stellman
Jason Stellman Tells His Conversion Story
Jason & Cindy Stewart Recount Their Conversion

Jeremy Tate’s Conversion
John Kincaid’s Conversion
Jonathan Deane’s Conversion
A Presuppositional Apologist Becomes Catholic

Radio Maria Interview with Tom and Jessica Brown
Stephen Beck’s Conversion Story

Ecumenism

Blog Posts

Basil and Gregory: An Appeal to Protestants from Friendship
Beckwith and George: Can You Be Catholic and Evangelical?
By Analogy, by Proxy: Wherein Something is Described
Christian Unity and Life
Ecclesial Unity and Outdoing Christ: A Dilemma for the Ecumenism of Non-Return 

Ecumenical Rules of Engagement
“Ecumenism of Blood”
Ecumenism in a Time of Cancer
Evangelical Reunion in the Catholic Church
The Catholic-Protestant Divide: A Path to Unity

Hope and Unity
Kallistos Ware: Orthodox & Catholic Union

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Loyalties to Our People: A Reply to D. Stephen Long
Lumen Fidei: A Forum for Ecumenical Dialogue
Neo-Tribalism, Christology, and the Trinity
On “Christ’s Test of Our Orthodoxy” by Pastor Jack W. Sawyer

Once Upon a Thousand Years
Our Divine Vocation to Enter into Ecumenical Dialogue
Pentecost, Babel, and the Ecumenical Imperative
Please Join Us in Praying for the Christians in Iraq
Please Stop Reinventing the Wheel: An Invitation to Peter Leithart

Pope Francis’s Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium: An Opportunity
for Authentic Protestant-Catholic Dialogue
Reaching Out to the SSPX
Reformation Sunday 2011: How Would Protestants Know When to Return?

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Reformation Day 2012: Remembrance and Reconciliation
Reformation Day 2013: The Most Love-Filled Sect I have Ever Seen
Robert George and Russell Moore on the State of Evangelicalism
Roots of the Reformation: What it Means for Today
Stanley Hauerwas on Reformation Sunday

Trueman and Prolegomena to “How would Protestants know when to return?”
Two Ecumenisms
Unity and Beauty
Virtue and Dialogue: Ecumenism and the Heart
World Vision and the Quest for Protestant Unity

Leo, the Rosary, and Christian Unity

Introduction (Part 1 of 10)
A Defense Against Error (Part 2 of 10)
The First Part of the Rosary, Meditation (Part 3 of 10)
Vocal Prayers (Part 4 of 10)
Objections to the Hail Mary (Part 5 of 10)
Relationship with Christ, Relationship with Mary (Part 6 of 10)
Mary’s Longing (Part 7 of 10)
Do Not Despair or Give Up (Part 8 of 10)
Pray Unceasingly (Part 9 of 10)
Concluding Thoughts (Part 10 of 10)

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (2012)

Day 1: Our Victorious, Transforming Lord!
Day 2: Prayer for Christian Unity
Day 3: Prayer for Christian Unity
Day 4: Prayer for Christian Unity
Day 5: Prayer for Christian Unity
Day 6: Prayer for Christian Unity
Closing: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (2013)

Day 1: Walking in Conversation
Day 2: Walking with the Broken Body of Christ
Day 3: Walking towards Freedom
Day 4: Walking as Children of the Earth
Day 5: Walking as the Friends of Jesus
Day 6: Walking Beyond Barriers
Day 7: Walking in Solidarity
Day 8: Walking in Celebration

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (2014)

“Their Blood is Mixed”
Ecumenism of Tears
“Made Perfectly One”
Overcoming the Scandal of Division

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (2015)

Day One, “It is necessary to go through Samaria”
Day Two, “Tired of the journey, Jesus sat down facing the well”
Day Four, “The the woman left her water jar”
Day Five, “You have no bucket and the well is deep”
Day Six, “The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water
welling up to eternal life”

Day Seven, “Give me to drink”

Faith and Reason

Faith and Reason (Comments)
Faith and Reason (Podcast)
Lawrence Feingold: The Motives of Credibility for Faith
Post Tenebras Lux? Nominalism and Luther’s Reformation
A Presuppositional Apologist Becomes Catholic (Podcast)

Sola Scriptura and the Gay “Marriage” Debate
Wilson vs. Hitchens: A Catholic Perspective

Liturgical Worship and the Church Year

Advent and the Ascension
All Saints Day
The Ascension and Man’s Supernatural End
Children and the Catholic Church
Christian Worship in the First Century

Corpus Christi Procession
The Depth of the Slendor — St. John Chrysostom’s View of Liturgy
The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Feast of the Dormition and Assumption of Mary
Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas: the Mystery of God and the Mystery of the Eucharist
G.I. Williamson and the Grinch
Happy Byzantine Liturgical New Year!
The Harrowing of Hell

I Believe in the Rapture-and it Happens Very Often
The iMonk Interview: All Souls to Easter
Is Reformed Worship Biblical?
Joyeux Noël
The Open Doors to Heaven

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Our Lady of Guadalupe
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Pentecost, Babel, and the Ecumenical Imperative
Prose and Poetry: A Catholic Perspective on Kingdom(s), Cult and Creation
Resurrexit sicut dixit, alleluia!

St. Francis, Tree-Hugging, and the Blessing of the Animals
Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
To Dust Ye Shall Return

Tolkien on Death and Eucatastrophe (Commemoration of the Holy Innocents)

Mary

Ancient Marian Devotion
Confusion…until…
Feast of the Dormition and Assumption of Mary
Mary as Co-Redemptrix
Mary and the Sorrow of the Cross

Mary in the Old Testament
Mary in the Old Testament–One Example
Mary Without Sin (Scripture and Tradition)
Mary’s Immaculate Conception
No Mary, No Jesus: A Meditation on the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

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Our Lady of Guadalupe
Relics, Saints, and the Assumption of Mary
Searching for the Immaculate Conception
Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Underlying Disagreements in ECT Evangelicals’ Objections
to the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception

Miscellanies

2014 Called to Communion Retreat
A Called to Communion Moment of Levity
The Frat Boys of Nidaros Seminary
Immortal Diamond: The Search of Gerard Manley Hopkins for Beauty
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sacramental World, Part One: Memory

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sacramental World, Part Three: Language
The Last Road (A Farrago)
The Man Who Showed Us Perelandra
Some Reflections on Our Project, and a New Index
Top Ten Ways to Have a Catholic Halloween

The Papacy

Lead Articles

The Audacity of Pope
The Chair of St. Peter

Blog Posts

Archbishop Minnerath on Rome, the Papacy, and the East
Habemus Papam!
Papacy Roundup
The Papacy and the Catholic Act of Faith
Philosophy and the Papacy

Pope Benedicts XVI’s Renunciation of the Petrine Office
The Primacy of Peter According to the New Testament:
and the Principle of Historical Fulfillment

St. Cyprian on the Unity of the Church
St. Optatus on Schism and the Bishop of Rome

Studies on the Early Papacy: A Must Read for Church History Geeks
The Two “Rocks” in Matthew 16.18 in the Syriac Peshitta

Reformed Theology

Lead Articles

Have You Been Born Again? Catholic Reflections on a Protestant Doctrine,
or How Calvin’s view of Salvation destroyed his Doctrine of the Church

Appreciation and Recollection

On “Christ’s Test of Our Orthodoxy” by Pastor Jack W. Sawyer
Reflections–Graduating Catholic from a Reformed Seminary
Remember the Sabbath: A Catholic Appreciation of Reformed Christianity

Blog Posts

Calvinism Sans Double Election
A Catholic Analysis of Reformed Federal Theology
Catholic and Reformed Conceptions of the Atonement
Contraception and the Reformed Faith
God knows He tried

How Not to Defend the Reformation: Why Protestants Need the Antichrist
Is Certainty a Bad Thing? Certainty, Infallibility, and the Reformed Tradition
Is Reformed Worship Biblical?
Michael Horton on Schism as Heresy
No Argument on the Emptiness: Edwards and Irenaeus on the End of the World

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“Pelagian Westminster?” 
Persevering Most Assuredly: One Reason to Prefer Luther over Calvin
Pope Pius XII Addresses the Federal Vision Controversy
Post Tenebras Lux? Nominalism and Luther’s Reformation
Protestant Angelina, Catholic Angelina

Reformed Imputation and the Lord’s Prayer
Rome, Geneva, and the Incarnation’s Native Soil
Romanism, Dispensationalism, and the Soteriology of Dr. John Gerstner
Roots of the Reformation: What it Means for Today
Seven Sacraments and the Westminster Confession of Faith

Social Trinitarianism and the Catholic Faith
Supernatural or Natural Birth?
Time Magazine & “The New Calvinism”
Trueman, Lent, and Reformed Catholicity

John Calvin

Calvin on ‘Self-Authentication’
Calvinian Thomism: Providence, Conservation and Concurrence
in the Thought of John Calvin

Did Calvin Advocate Praying To Or For The Dead?
Does Calvin teach that the Church ceased to exist on account of the Eucharist?
How John Calvin Made Me a Catholic

John Calvin as Confused over Substance and the Eucharist
John Calvin on Implicit Faith
John Calvin on the Sacrament of Extreme Unction
John Calvin’s Worst Heresy: That Christ Suffered in Hell
Predestination: John Calvin vs. Thomas Aquinas

“The Trouble with Calvinism” – Catholic Answers Live Interview with David Anders
Why John Calvin did not Recognize the Distinction Between Mortal and Venial Sin

Sacraments

Lead Articles

The Bishops of History and the Catholic Faith: A Reply to Brandon Addison
Holy Orders and the Sacrificial Priesthood
What Therefore God has Joined Together: Divorce and the Sacrament of Marriage

Blog Posts

Habitual Sin and the Grace of the Sacraments
Lawrence Feingold: The Grace and Power of the Sacraments
Lawrence Feingold: Why Do We Need Sacraments?
Magical Sacraments in Elfland
Sacramental Graces and Practical Apostacy

Sacramentalism
Seven Sacraments and the Westminster Confession of Faith
St. Thomas Aquinas on Sacramentalism

Baptism

Are Protestant Baptisms Valid?
Baptism Now Saves You: Some (More) Prolegomena
Does God Predestine Infant Baptisms?
The Church Fathers on Baptismal Regeneration
Supernatural or Natural Birth

Eucharist

The Church Fathers on Transubstantiation
The Fall of Man and the Eucharistic Presence
Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas: the Mystery of God and the Mystery of the Eucharist
Is Paedocommunion a Step Towards Heresy or Orthodoxy?
Real Presence — Does it Mean Cannibalism?

Holy Orders

The Bishops of History and the Catholic Faith: A Reply to Brandon Addison
Holy Orders and the Sacrificial Priesthood
Lawrence Feingold on the Sacrament of Holy Orders and the Ministerial Priesthood

Matrimony

Dominicans Hit it Out of the Park on Marriage and Divorce
What Therefore God has Joined Together: Divorce and the Sacrament of Marriage

Penance

St. Thomas Aquinas on Penance

Sacred Scripture

Lead Articles

The Canon Question
The Grandeur of Covenant Theology
Hermeneutics and the Authority of Scripture
The Shaping of Biblical Criticism: A Catholic Perspective on Historical Criticism

Keith Mathison’s The Shape of Sola Scriptura

Solo Scriptura, Sola Scriptura, and the Question of Interpretive Authority
Keith Mathison’s Reply
Mathison’s Reply to Cross and Judisch: A Largely Philosophical Critique
Some Preliminary Reflections on Mathison’s Dialectic

Blog Posts

The Bible and Ecclesial Unity
Bible-Reading Catholics
Calvin, Trent, and the Vulgate: Misinterpreting the Fourth Session
The Canon as its own Measure?
The Canon Made Impossible: Erhman, McDowell & an Unlikely Agreement

Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology: A Catholic Perspective on a Debated Point
On the Usefulness of Tradition: A Response to Recent Objections
Scripture on the Theology of Relics and the Intercession of the Saints
Seventy-two Disciples and the Israel of God 
Sirach: About a Biblical Book Rejected by the Reformation

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“So All Could Understand”
The Tradition and the Lexicon
The Two “Rocks” of Matthew 16.18 in the Syriac Peshitta
Vatican II and the Inerrancy of the Bible

Sola Scriptura

But is There a Practical Difference in Solo and Sola?
Calvin on ‘Self-Authentication’
Clark, Frame, and the Analogy of Painting a Magisterial Target
Around One’s Interpretive Arrow

*Commentary Not Included
Confusion…until…

Desperately Seeking Certainty, or the Obedience of Faith?
Is Scripture Sufficient?
Is Sola Scriptura in the Bible? A Reply to R.C. Sproul Jr.
On Perspicuity and the Inclusion of Commentaries

Reading the Bible in Protestantism and Catholicism
Sola Scriptura and the Gay “Marriage” Debate

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Sola Scriptura: A Dialogue between Michael Horton and Bryan Cross
Sola Scriptura or Non Habemus Papam? A Further Response to Michael Horton
Sola Scriptura Redux: Matthew Barrett, Tradition, and Authority
Sola Scriptura vs. the Magisterium: What Did Jesus Teach?
Taking a Stand on the Scriptures Against the Traditions of Men

Westminster in the Dock: Reflections on the Peter Leithart Trial

Salvation

Lead Articles

Have You Been Born Again? Catholic Reflections on a Protestant Doctrine,
or How Calvin’s view of Salvation destroyed his Doctrine of the Church

Sola Gratia
Soli Deo Gloria: A Catholic Perspective
Tradition I and Sola Fide

Blog Posts

Aquinas on Faith That Does Not Save
Catholic and Reformed Conceptions of the Atonement
Catholic and Reformed Understandings of “He Descended into Hell”
Did Trent Teach that Christ’s Merits Are Not Sufficient for Salvation?
“Do You Want to Go to Heaven?”
The Gift of Salvation

The Gospel and the Meaning of Life
Happiness and Self Mastery
“I Rejoice in the Sufferings of Christ”
Indulgences, the Treasury of Merit and the Communion of Saints
Is the Catholic Church Semi-Pelagian?

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A Particularly Clear Statement on Salvation: St. Fulgentius of Ruspe
Reformed Imputation and the Lord’s Prayer
A Reply from a Romery Person
Trent and the Gospel: A Reply to Tim Challies
True Happiness and God’s Grace

Assurance

Conditional or Unconditional Assurance?
“Do You Want to Go to Heaven?”
Persevering Most Assuredly: One Reason to Prefer Luther over Calvin
Protestant Angelina, Catholic Angelina
St. Thomas Aquinas on Assurance of Salvation

Divine Providence, Free Will, and Election

Calvinian Thomism: Providence, Conservation and Concurrence
in the Thought of John Calvin

Predestination: John Calvin vs. Thomas Aquinas
A Reply to R.C. Sproul Regarding the Catholic Doctrines of Original Sin and Free Will
Signs of Predestination–A Catholic Discusses Election
Thought experiment for monergists

Justification

Bank Accounts and Justification
Can God Lie?
Did the Council of Trent Contradict the Second Council of Orange?
δικαιόω: a morphological, lexical and historical analysis
The Divine Metaphor

The Doctrine of Merit: Feingold, Calvin, and the Church Fathers
Does the Bible Teach Sola Fide?
Imputation and Infusion: A Reply to R.C. Sproul Jr.
Imputation and Paradigms: A Reply to Nicholas Batzig
Is justification instantaneous?

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Justification: The Catholic Church and the Judaizers in St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians
N. T. Wright, Biblicism, and Justification
St. Irenaeus on Justification
St. Paul on Justification

Lawerence Feingold’s Lectures on Soteriology

1. Nature, Grace, and Man’s Supernatural End: Feingold, Kline, and Clark
2. Lawrence Feingold on Original Justice and Original Sin
3. Lawrence Feingold on Sanctifying Grace and Actual Grace
4. Protestant Objections to the Catholic Doctrines of Original Justice and Original Sin
5. Lawrence Feingold on Freedom of the Will
6. Lawrence Feingold: A Catholic Understanding of Predestination and Perseverance
7. Lawrence Feingold on God’s Universal Salvific Will
8. Lawrence Feingold on Sufficient and Efficacious Grace
9. Seeing Him Just as He is: The Beatific Vision
10. Lawrence Feingold on Purgatory

St. Thomas Aquinas and the Council of Trent

Aquinas and Trent: Part 1 (Introduction)
Aquinas and Trent: Part 2 (Original Sin)
Aquinas and Trent: Part 3 (Effects of Sin)
Aquinas and Trent: Part 4 (Stain of Sin)
Aquinas and Trent: Part 5 (Debt of Punishment)
Aquinas and Trent: Part 6 (Christ’s Passion)
Aquinas and Trent: Part 7 (Trent on Original Sin)

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Alphabetical Index

Lead Articles

The Audacity of Pope
The Bishops of History and the Catholic Faith: A Reply to Brandon Addison
The Canon Question
Christ Founded a Visible Church
The Commonitory of St. Vincent of Lerins

Ecclesial Deism
The Freedom of the Church: Church and State in Early Christianity
The Grandeur of Covenant Theology
Have You Been Born Again? Catholic Reflections on a Protestant Doctrine,
or How Calvin’s view of Salvation destroyed his Doctrine of the Church

Hermeneutics and the Authority of Scripture

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Holy Church: A Testimonial Response to Chris Castaldo
Holy Orders and the Sacrificial Priesthood
I Fought the Church, and the Church Won
Remember the Sabbath: A Catholic Appreciation of Reformed Christianity
The Shaping of Biblical Criticism: A Catholic Perspective on Historical Criticism

Sola Gratia
Soli Deo Gloria: A Catholic Perspective
Solo Scriptura, Sola Scriptura, and the Question of Interpretive Authority
Some Preliminary Reflections on Mathison’s Dialectic
Three Frameworks for Interpreting the Church Fathers
To Enter the Sanctuary by the Blood of Jesus: A Literal Account of Becoming Catholic

Tradition I and Sola Fide
What Therefore God has Joined Together: Divorce and the Sacrament of Marriage

Blog Posts

1st Annual Essay Contest for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
2nd Annual Essay Contest for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
2nd Clement and Incarnational Ecclesiology
2014 Called to Communion Retreat
5 Years a Catholic

The Accidental Catholic
Ad Jesum per Mariam: The Rosary is Christ-Centered
Advent and the Ascension
All Saints Day
“Among You Stands One Whom You do not Know”

Ancient Marian Devotion
Angels trapped in stinkin’ flesh
The Apostleship of St. Paul
Apostolic Succession and History Inquiry
Apostolicity versus Apostolic Succession?

Appetites and Intellects

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Aquinas and Trent: Part 1
Aquinas and Trent: Part 2
Aquinas and Trent: Part 3
Aquinas and Trent: Part 4
Aquinas and Trent: Part 5
Aquinas and Trent: Part 6
Aquinas and Trent: Part 7

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Aquinas on Faith That Does Not Save
Archbishop Minnerath on Rome, the Papacy, and the East
Are Protestant Baptisms Valid?
Are We All Heretics? A Reply to Zack Hunt
The Ascension and Man’s Supernatural End

Ashes on Ash Wednesday
Augustine: “He Who Is Mature in Faith, No Longer Needs Scripture”
Augustine on Adam’s Body and Christ’s Body–Is Reformed Theology Truly Augustinian?
Augustine on the Perpetual Virginity of Mary in Scripture
Augustine’s Use of Infusion for Justification

Augustinian Soteriology
The Authority of Divine Love

Bank Accounts and Justification
Baptism Now Saves You: Some (More) Prolegomena

Basil and Gregory: An Appeal to Protestants from Friendship
Beckwith and George: Can You Be Catholic and Evangelical?
Beer and Barron
The Bible and Ecclesial Unity

The Bible Made Impossible: Reviewed by Brent Stubbs
Bible-Reading Catholics
Blessed John Henry Newman on Conversion
Book Review: Cyprian the Bishop by J. Patout Burns
Book Review: Divine Love Made Flesh by Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke

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Book Review: If Protestantism is True by Devin Rose
Book Review: Loss and Gain
Book Review: Mary Through the Centuries by Jaroslav Pelikan
Book Review: The Shape of the Liturgy by Gregory Dix
Branches or Schisms?

But is There a Practical Difference in Solo and Sola?
By Analogy, by Proxy: Wherein Something is Described

A Called to Communion Moment of Levity
Called To Communion Welcomes Jason Stellman
Calvin on ‘Self-Authentication’
Calvin, Trent, and the Vulgate: Misinterpreting the Fourth Session
Calvinian Thomism: Providence, Conservation and Concurrence
in the Thought of John Calvin

Calvinism Sans Double Election
Can God Lie?
The Canon as its own Measure?
The Canon Made Impossible: Erhman, McDowell & an Unlikely Agreement
A Catholic Analysis of Reformed Federal Theology
The “Catholics Are Divided Too” Objection

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Catholic Life and Devotion
A Catholic Reflection on John Armstrong’s Your Church is Too Small
Catholic and Reformed Conceptions of the Atonement

Catholic and Reformed Understandings of “He Descended into Hell”
The Catholic Perspective on Paul — A New Book
The Catholic and Protestant Authority Paradigms Compared

The Catholic-Protestant Divide: A Path to Unity
A Catholic Reflection on the Meaning of Suffering
The Chair of St. Peter
The Chair of St. Peter (homily)
Children and the Catholic Church

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Christ Alone is the Head of the Church
Christian Soldiers: Armies of One?
Christian Unity and Life
Christian Worship in the First Century
A Church of Mercy

The Church Fathers–A New Resource, an Old Source
The Church Fathers on Transubstantiation
Church Hierarchy is not a Corruption
The Church and New Media, by Brandon Vogt
Church and State: Some Impromptu Reflections

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The Church Fathers on Baptismal Regeneration
The Church Fathers on Transubstantiation
Clark, Frame, and the Analogy of Painting a Magisterial Target
Around One’s Interpretive Arrow

*Commentary Not Included
Conditional or Unconditional Assurance?

Confusion…until…
Congratulations to our essay contest winners
Congratulations to Bryan Cross, Ph.D.
Congratulations to Taylor Marshall, Ph.D.
Consecrated Celibacy: Sign of the Eschatological Kingdom

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Contours of My Conversion
Contraception and the Reformed Faith
Controversies of Religion
Corpus Christi Procession
The Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon

David Anders on Catholic Answers (podcast)
David Anders on the Journey Home (video)
The Denominational Marketplace
The Depth of the Slendor — St. John Chrysostom’s View of Liturgy
Desperately Seeking Certainty, or the Obedience of Faith?

Did Calvin Advocate Praying To Or For The Dead?
Did the Council of Trent Contradict the Second Council of Orange?
Did the Pope Condone Condoms in Certain Cases?
Did Trent Teach that Christ’s Merits Are Not Sufficient for Salvation?
δικαιόω: a morphological, lexical and historical analysis

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Dionysius the Areopagite on the topic of Total Depravity
Discussion at Called to Communion
Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology: A Catholic Perspective on a Debated Point
Divine and Catholic Faith
The Divine Metaphor

“Do You Want to Go to Heaven?”
Do the Saints Pray for Us? A Response to Perry Sukstorf and Maria Fleischman
The Doctrinal Seed of Scripture
The Doctrine of Merit: Feingold, Calvin, and the Church Fathers
Does the Bible Teach Sola Fide?

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Does Calvin teach that the Church ceased to exist on account of the Eucharist?

Does the Center Hold? The Story of Fr. Albert Scharbach’s Journey
from Westminster Theological Seminary to Catholic Priest

Does God Predestine Infant Baptisms?
Dominicans Hit it Out of the Park on Marriage and Divorce
Doug Wilson “Authority and Apostolic Succession”
Doug Wilson Weighs in on the Eternal Fate of Faithful Catholics

Drawn Closer by Scandal?
The Dual Profile of the Church

Ecclesial Consumerism
Ecclesial Consumerism, Redux
Ecclesial Unity and Outdoing Christ: A Dilemma for the Ecumenism of Non-Return
Ecclesiology in the Early Creeds
Ecumenical Rules of Engagement

Ecumenism in a Time of Cancer

“Ecumenism of Blood”
Ecumenism of Tears
Edifying Idolatry: What Would Calvin Say to David Garibaldi?
Evangelical Reunion in the Catholic Church
The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Exposing the Blind Side: A Reverted Catholic Looks Back

Faith and Reason in the Context of Conversion
The Fall of Man and the Eucharistic Presence
Fallacy of Hierarchical Continuum?
Feast of the Dormition and Assumption of Mary
Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas: the Mystery of God and the Mystery of the Eucharist

Feminism, Conscience, and the Church: How Reformed Baptist Natalie Richardson Became Catholic
Fragments of the Cross
The Frat Boys of Nidaros Seminary
From Calvin to the Barque of Peter: A Reformed Seminarian Becomes Catholic

Gay and Catholic by Eve Tushnet

Getting Back to the Basics
The Gift of Salvation
G.I. Williamson and the Grinch
God and I Welcome You
God knows He tried

The Gospel and the Meaning of Life
A Grammar of Conversion

Habemus Papam!
Habitual Sin and the Grace of the Sacraments
Happiness and Self Mastery
Happy Byzantine Liturgical New Year!
Have You Been Born Again? Catholic Reflections on a Protestant Doctrine,
or How Calvin’s view of Salvation destroyed his Doctrine of the Church

The Harrowing of Hell
The Heroes of the New Covenant
The Hidden Power of God
The Holiness of the Church
Hope and Unity

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Horton on being made “One Flesh with Christ”
How Big is the Catholic Church?
How John Calvin Made Me a Catholic
How Might Luther Say the Church Never Disappeared?
How Not to Defend the Reformation: Why Protestants Need the Antichrist

How Quickly Catholic Heresy Took Over the Church (Immediately)

I Believe in the Rapture-and it Happens Very Often
I love the Orthodox too much to be Orthodox
(or How I learned to stop worrying and love the atomic bomb of Holy Orders)

“I Rejoice in the Sufferings of Christ”
If Magisterial Confessions are Fallble…
Images of Jesus

Immortal Diamond: The Search of Gerard Manley Hopkins for Beauty
The iMonk Interview: All Souls to Easter
Imputation and Infusion: A Reply to R.C. Sproul Jr.
Imputation and Paradigms: A Reply to Nicholas Batzig
Indulgences, the Treasury of Merit and the Communion of Saints

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Infallibility and Epistemology
Inspiration and Infallibility
Into the Half-Way House: The Story of an Episcopal Priest
Is the Catholic Church Semi-Pelagian?
Is Certainty a Bad Thing? Certainty, Infallibility, and the Reformed Tradition

Is converting to Rome Cool?
Is justification instantaneous?
Is Paedocommunion a Step Towards Heresy or Orthodoxy?
Is Reformed Worship Biblical?
Is Scripture Sufficient?

Is Sola Scriptura in the Bible? A Reply to R.C. Sproul Jr.
“The Issue of Authority in Early Christianity”

Jason Stellman Tells His Conversion Story
Jason Stellman’s Interview on The Journey Home
Jason Stewart on the Journey Home (Video)
John Calvin as Confused over Substance and the Eucharist
John Calvin on Implicit Faith

John Calvin on the Sacrament of Extreme Unction
John Calvin’s Worst Heresy: That Christ Suffered in Hell
John Piper on “Correcting” the Apostle’s Creed
Joshua Lim’s Story: A Westminster Seminary California Student becomes Catholic
Joyeux Noël

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J.R.R. Tolkien on Death and Eucatastrophe
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sacramental World, Part One: Memory
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sacramental World, Part Three: Language
Justification: The Catholic Church and the Judaizers in St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians

Kallistos Ware: Orthodox & Catholic Union
Keith Mathison’s Reply
The Keys of the Kingdom and the Visible Catholic Church
Kingdom, Church, and Communion

The Largest Body of Professing Christians in America
The Last Road (A Farrago)
Lawerence Feingold: A Catholic Understanding of Predestination and Perseverance
Lawrence Feingold on Freedom of the Will
Lawerence Feingold on God’s Universal Salvific Will

Lawrence Feingold: The Grace and Power of the Sacraments
Lawrence Feingold: The Motives of Credibility for Faith
Lawerence Feingold on Original Justice and Original Sin

Lawrence Feingold on Purgatory
Lawrence Feingold on the Sacrament of Holy Orders and the Ministerial Priesthood
Lawerence Feingold on Sanctifying Grace and Actual Grace

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Lawerence Feingold on Sufficient and Efficacious Grace
Lawrence Feingold: Why Do We Need Sacraments?

Leo, the Rosary, and Christian Unity (Part 1 of 10)
Liberalism in the Catholic Church
The Life of Prayer
Ligon Duncan’s “Did the Fathers Know the Gospel?”

A Liturgical Year in Review
A Longish Addendum to Bryan’s Last Post
Looking Images in the Eye
Loyalties to Our People: A Reply to D. Stephen Long
Lumen Fidei: A Forum for Ecumenical Dialogue

“Made Perfectly One”
Magical Sacraments in Elfland
Making My Way to the Church that Christ Founded
The Man Who Showed Us Perelandra – A Short Tribute to C. S. Lewis
Mary as Co-Redemptrix

Mary and the Sorrow of the Cross
Mary in the Old Testament
Mary in the Old Testament–One Example
Mary Without Sin (Scripture and Tradition)
Mary’s Immaculate Conception

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Mathison’s Reply to Cross and Judisch: A Largely Philosophical Critique
(Guest Post by Dr. Michael Liccione)

Michael Horton on Schism as Heresy
Michael Horton on Terrence Malick’s “Tree of Life”
The Minor Seminary

Modern Scholarship, Rome and a Challenge
Moving from a Reformed Congregation to a Catholic Parish

Nature, Grace, and Man’s Supernatural End: Feingold, Kline, and Clark
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Neo-Tribalism, Christology, and the Trinity
New Book on Judaism and Catholicism–The Crucified Rabbi
No Argument on the Emptiness: Edwards and Irenaeus on the End of the World

Non Angli sed Angeli–A Chestertonian View of the Two Kingdoms
No Mary, No Jesus: A Meditation on the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos
N. T. Wright, Biblicism and Justification

Oh to Be Catholic
On “Christ’s Test of Our Orthodoxy” by Pastor Jack W. Sawyer
On Perspicuity and the Inclusion of Commentaries
On Religious Liberty: An Objection Considered
On Skepticism and Humility

On the Usefulness of Tradition: A Response to Recent Objections
Once Upon a Thousand Years
One is Holy, One is Lord
An OPC Pastor Enters the Catholic Church
The Open Doors to Heaven

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

Our Lady of Guadalupe
Overcoming the Scandal of Division

Papacy Roundup
The Papacy and the Catholic Act of Faith
Participatory Christology and the Life of the Church
A Particularly Clear Statement on Salvation: St. Fulgentius of Ruspe
“Pelagian Westminster?” 

Pentecost, Babel, and the Ecumenical Imperative
Persevering Most Assuredly: One Reason to Prefer Luther over Calvin
Peter Leithart’s “The Tragedy of Conversion” to Catholicism or Orthodoxy
Philosophy and the Papacy
Play church

Please Join Us in Praying for the Christians in Iraq

Please Stop Reinventing the Wheel: An Invitation to Peter Leithart

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Pope Benedicts XVI’s Renunciation of the Petrine Office
Pope Francis, Atheists, and the Evangelical Spirit
Pope Francis’s Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium: An Opportunity
for Authentic Protestant-Catholic Dialogue
Pope Pius XII Addresses the Federal Vision Controversy

Post Tenebras Lux? Nominalism and Luther’s Reformation

Prayer, Altars, Idolatry, and Grace
Predestination: John Calvin vs. Thomas Aquinas
The Primacy of Peter According to the New Testament:
and the Principle of Historical Fulfillment

Prose and Poetry: A Catholic Perspective on Kingdom(s), Cult and Creation

Protestant Angelina, Catholic Angelina
A Protestant Historian Discovers the Catholic Church
Protestant Objections to the Catholic Doctrines of Original Justice and Original Sin
Protestant Orders and the Priesthood of Phinehas

The Quest for the Historical Church: A Protestant Assessment

Reaching Out to the SSPX

Reading the Bible in Protestantism and Catholicism
Real Presence — Does it Mean Cannibalism?
Redefining Theological Symbolism (St. Maximus the Confessor)
A Reflection on PCA Pastor Terry Johnson’s “Our Collapsing Ecclesiology”
Reflections–Graduating Catholic from a Reformed Seminary

Reformation Day 2012: Remembrance and Reconciliation
Reformation Day 2013: The Most Love-Filled Sect I have Ever Seen
Reformation Sunday 2011: How Would Protestants Know When to Return?
Reformed Imputation and the Lord’s Prayer
The Relation of Man’s Two Ends to Church and State

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Relics: A Reply to Trueman
Relics, Saints, and the Assumption of Mary
A Reply from a Romery Person
A Reply to R.C. Sproul Regarding the Catholic Doctrines of Original Sin and Free Will
A Response to Darrin Patrick on the Indicatives and Imperatives

Resurrexit sicut dixit, alleluia!
A Review of Figuring Out the Church: Her Marks, and Her Masters
Review: Fortescue, Adrian – The Early Papacy to the Synod of Chalcedon in 451
Review of The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity,
by Robert Louis Wilken

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Review of Scott Hahn’s Kinship by Covenant (Yale, 2009)
Robert George and Russell Moore on the State of Evangelicalism
Romanism, Dispensationalism and an Interesting Inconsistency
in the Soteriology of Dr. John Gerstner

Rome, Geneva, and the Incarnation’s Native Soil

Roots of the Reformation: What it Means for Today

Sacramental Graces and Practical Apostacy
Sacramentalism
A Salient Moment– Reflections on Soli Deo Gloria
Saturday, May 21st–Judgement Day?
Saved By Love Alone: A Seminary Wife’s Journey

Savvy Jesus Picks Diverse Team
Scripture on the Theology of Relics and the Intercession of the Saints
Searching for the Immaculate Conception
Seeing Him Just as He is: The Beatific Vision
Seven Sacraments and the Westminster Confession of Faith

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Seventy-two Disciples and the Israel of God 
Short Video on the Identification of the Apostolic Faith
Signs of Predestination–A Catholic Discusses Election
Sirach: About a Biblical Book Rejected by the Reformation
“So All Could Understand”

Social Trinitarianism and the Catholic Faith
Sola Scriptura and the Gay “Marriage” Debate
Sola Scriptura: A Dialogue between Michael Horton and Bryan Cross
Sola Scriptura or Non Habemus Papam? A Further Response to Michael Horton
Sola Scriptura Redux: Matthew Barrett, Tradition, and Authority

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Sola Scriptura vs. the Magisterium: What Did Jesus Teach?
Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Some Reflections on Our Project, and a New Index

Some Thoughts Concerning Michael Horton’s Three Recent Articles on
Protestants Becoming Catholic

Son of a tu quoque
St. Augustine on Discovering Truth
St. Augustine on Faith Without Love
St. Augustine on Law and Grace

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St. Augustine on Non-Catholic Christians as “Brothers”
St. Clement of Rome: Soteriology and Ecclesiology
St. Cyprian on the Unity of the Catholic Church
St. Francis De Sales, Apostle to the Calvinists

St. Francis, Tree-Hugging, and the Blessing of the Animals
Saint Ignatius of Antioch on the Church

St. Irenaeus on Justification
St. John Chrysostom on the Priesthood
St. Optatus on Schism and the Bishop of Rome
St. Paul on Justification
St. Paul on the Unity of the Catholic Church
(An Argument Against the Terms “Lutheran” and “Calvinist”)

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St. Thomas Aquinas on Assurance of Salvation
St. Thomas Aquinas on Penance
St. Thomas Aquinas on the Relation of Faith to the Church
St. Thomas Aquinas on Sacramentalism
St. Thomas Aquinas on the Unity of the Church

Stanley Hauerwas on Reformation Sunday
Summarizing the Summas, or, The Simplicity of Saint Thomas Aquinas
Supernatural or Natural Birth?

Taking a Stand on the Scriptures Against the Traditions of Men
Taylor Marshall on The Journey Home
Ten Questions for N.T. Wright regarding Catholicism, Justification, and the Church
The Three Kinds of Prayer
A Theology of Tears

“Their Blood is Mixed”: A Reflection for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Thought experiment for monergists
Time Magazine & “The New Calvinism”
To Dust Ye Shall Return
Top Ten Ways to Have a Catholic Halloween

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“Too catholic to be Catholic?” A Response to Peter Leithart
Trent and the Gospel: A Reply to Tim Challies
The Tradition and the Lexicon

Trueman, Lent, and Reformed Catholicity
Trueman and Prolegomena to “How would Protestants know when to return?”
“The Trouble with Calvinism” – Catholic Answers Live Interview with David Anders

True Happiness and God’s Grace
Truth Speaks in Love
The Tu Quoque
Twitter, World Youth Day, and Indulgences
Two Ecumenisms

Two Questions about Marriage and the Civil Law
Two Right Declare a Wrong-on Appeals to Orthodoxy
The Two “Rocks” of Matthew 16.18 in the Syriac Peshitta

Underlying Disagreements in ECT Evangelicals’ Objections
to the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception

Unity and Beauty

VanDrunen on Catholic Inclusivity and Change
Vatican II and the Inerrancy of the Bible
The Vatican Files N. 4: A Reply to Ref21’s Leonardo De Chirico
Virtue and Dialogue: Ecumenism and the Heart

Was the Fall Under God’s Providence?
Way of the Cross Procession
We don’t need no magisterium: A reply to Christianity Today’s Mark Galli
Welcome to Called to Communion
Welcoming One of Our Own

Westminster in the Dock: Reflections on the Peter Leithart Trial
What Catholics and Protestants Have Wrong About Justification
What is the Catholic Faith Like?
What is the Significance of the Pope’s Anglican Ordinariates?
What’s So Great About Catholicism? A Brief Response to James White, et al

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When “Less” is NOT “More”
Where Did You Get That Halo?
Where is the Catholic Church?
Which Lens in the Proper Lens?
Why are There Prohibitions Against Covetousness?

Why Didn’t Nicea Address the Canon Question?
Why Does Evil Exist?
Why Evangelicals are Getting High: A Response to Rebbeca VanDoodewaard
Why John Calvin did not Recognize the Distinction Between Mortal and Venial Sin
Why Protestantism has no “visible catholic Church”

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Why the Claim that Catholics Don’t Understand Reformed Theology is not Uncharitable
Wilson vs. Hitchens: A Catholic Perspective
The Witness of the “Lost Christianities”
Women Priests – Why Not?
World Vision and the Quest for Protestant Unity

Podcasts

The Canon Question
Christian Unity
The Conversion of Annie Witz (OPC)
Dialogue on Conversion
Ecclesial Deism

Faith and Reason
Hermeneutics and the Authority of Scripture
Holy Orders
An Interview with Dr. Thomas Madden of the Medieval Catholic Church
How the Church Won: An Interview with Jason Stellman

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Jason & Cindy Stewart Recount Their Conversion
Jeremy Tate’s Conversion
John Kincaid’s Conversion
Jonathan Deane’s Conversion
On the New Anglican Ordinariates

Our One Year Anniversary
A Presuppositional Apologist Becomes Catholic

Radio Maria Interview with Tom and Jessica Brown
Soli Deo Gloria and Sola Gratia
Stephen Beck’s Conversion Story

Radio

Called to Communion Radio
Scripture and Tradition