Five Reference Books Every Catholic Should Own

Introduction The Church has created a massive library of texts over her 2,000 year lifespan, and it can be overwhelming to even contemplate attaining (much less reading) them all. The good news is that among the millions of volumes of writing the Church has produced, many of them are summaries or collections of previous writings. While…

Defending The Historic(?) Christian Faith

Introduction After numerous faculty and alumni from Southern Evangelical Seminary became Catholic, the school finally offered a class on Roman Catholicism being taught by Norman Geisler at Southern Evangelical Seminary. Given that so many of his associates and students have become Catholic over the years (including the co-author of his latest book on the subject!), this was not…

Of Acorns and Antichrists: Typological Fulfillment in the Book of Revelation

Introduction The Book of revelation presents some pretty interesting options within orthodox Christianity. There are four radically different views competing for prominence today (not counting millennial and rapture views!), namely: Futurism: most of Revelation’s prophecy concerns our future. Preterism: most of Revelation’s prophecy concerns the first century. Historicism: most of Revelation’s prophecy concerns the entire Church Age.…