Protestants and Polygamy

A “New Sexual Frontier”? Christianity Today recently posted a report on the shifting views of polyamory  (polyamory is the generic term for multiple-partner sexual relationships / marriages, polygamy only refers to having multiple wives – polyandry for multiple husbands).  After explaining a situation in which a “Christian couple” was encouraged by a “Christian counselor” to…

Meeting the Protestant Challenge

My friend Karlo Broussard has a new book out that might interest readers of this blog, and I was honored to help him out. From the description: Every Catholic has heard the challenge: “How can you believe that? Don’t you know the Bible says…” It’s a challenge we have to meet. If we can’t reconcile…

Cordial Catholic Podcast

One of my favorite Catholic bloggers, The Cordial Catholic, is now doing a podcast! I was invited to be on his 4th show where we discussed religious paradigm shifts, proof-texting from the Church Fathers, and Flat Earth Theory. What’s not to love?

Indulgences Explained

Introduction Indulgences do not take up a lot of space in Catholic theology. (The Catechism, for example, devotes only 8 of its 2,865 sections to discussing them – a total of about one standard, typed page). However, due to their abuses in the 16th Century (which were acknowledged and dealt with in the same century),…