Patristics/Church History

Jimmy Carter as “Church Historian” (giggle)

December 13, 2009

Jeff Miller posted an interesting commentary on his Facebook account. It regards Jimmy Carter pontificating on church history. What a joke — that’ like me giving a lecture on brain surgery. I have provided the full text below. I agree with Jeff! Frankly, I consider Carter the 2nd worst president in US history (the 1st [...]

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5,000 Years of Religious History in 90 Seconds!

May 19, 2009

Another very cool interactive map takes you through the the many religions and centuries. Watch how Christianity spreads at the very end. Click on the image to the right.

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The Pope on St. Paul

November 30, 2008

Every Wednesday Pope Benedict XVI gives a catechesis at his General Audience. He has given talks on the Apostles and the Church Fathers. These eventually become books. Lately, during the Year of St. Paul, I have thoroughly enjoyed his talks on the life and teachings of St. Paul. They will eventually be compiled into a [...]

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www.EarlyChristians.org

November 15, 2008

Like many other converts from Evangelical Protestantism to the Catholic Church I am forever indebted to the early Christians. I used to think they were Evangelicals until I read them and found out they were thoroughly Catholic. They dragged me into the Church kicking and screaming. One Evangelical who wrote a book on the Church [...]

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