Theology

Challenge to Debate Marian Devotion

July 29, 2010

My friend Marwil from the Philippines is a great apologist and has offered to debate Marian Devotion. He would explain and defend the proposition that Marian Devotion is biblical. If you know a Protestant who would like to take Marwil up his challenge have them visit my Facebook wall at http://www.facebook.com/jerusalemjones

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Two News Items

May 26, 2010

Jesuit head of Asian Catholic news agency criticizes transubstantiation http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=6434 Stating that “Catholics can become fanatical about one form of the Body of Christ in the bread of the Eucharist as the REAL presence of Christ,” Father Michael Kelly, the Jesuit CEO of the Asian Catholic news agency UCA News, criticized the doctrine of transubstantiation [...]

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Is the “New Mass” Valid? An Audio Debate!

May 12, 2010

Debate: Is the New Mass Valid? Debaters: Peter Dimond vs. William Albrecht http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/2/23/2334427/The%20Validity%20of%20the%20Novus%20Ordo%20Missae_32.mp3

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Weigle Pounds Kung

April 21, 2010

Weigel rips Küng for attack on Pope Benedict George Weigel takes Hans Küng to task for his vituperative personal attack on Pope Benedict XVI, calling it “mean-spirited condemnation of an old friend.” Weigel notes that Küng “single-handedly invented a new global personality-type– the dissident theologian as international media star.” However, he argues, the dissident’s timing [...]

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Monday I am on Catholic Answers Live

November 27, 2009

My topic is “Faith and Works” — and how we are justified before God. You can listen live over the internet by visiting www.Catholic.com. Much of my discussion will revolve around “the flint knife” and I will post all the questions and the link to the archived show after the fact. You can prepare for [...]

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Amazing Mathematics and the Love of God

October 7, 2009

The Universe proclaims the glory of God. Everything is not random and chance. The universe is created by an intelligent and incredible God. Notice below the Beauty of Mathematics and the Love of God! 1 x 8 + 1 = 9 12 x 8 + 2 = 98 123 x 8 + 3 = 987 [...]

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Creation vs. Evolution: Debating the Really Big Questions in Life

October 6, 2009

“The combination of Richard Dawkins and Karen Armstrong as presenters of two contrary views on the existence of God (“Man vs. God,” Weekend Journal, Sept. 12) is in itself a “creative act.” For one, God is a fairy tale, and for the other “at least it’s a nice fairy tale.” One may as well have [...]

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Steve on Webcam from Ave Maria Radio Studios

June 22, 2009

From 3:00-5:00 PM I (Steve Ray) will be hosting Al Kresta’s show live from the studios of Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor Michigan (see topics below). You can listen over the internet and learn more at Ave Maria Radio, but I will also be covered on live video cam from the studio (see directly [...]

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West and Theology of the Body

June 2, 2009

An interesting article concerning Christopher West and his interpretation of the Theology of the Body. http://www.headlinebistro.com/hb/en/news/west_schindler2.html It is good to have opposing views. Here is one in defense of West and his presentation of the Theology of the Body. http://www.headlinebistro.com/hb/en/news/janetsmithresponse.html

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British Intellectual Denounces Atheism, Returns to Christian Faith

April 18, 2009

(CatholicCulture.org) In a series of articles and interviews published this month, British intellectual A. N. Wilson, who became an atheist two decades ago, has announced his return to the practice of the Christian faith. “Like most educated people in Britain and Northern Europe (I was born in 1950), I have grown up in a culture [...]

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Once Saved, Always Saved?

March 2, 2009

A friend of mine, Randy Carson, wrote this insightful article: Ironically, while one group of Protestants is touting “once saved always saved” another group is stating that you can never really be sure who has REAL faith until the end because it might turn out that one is “overcome” by the world at the last [...]

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Pope Says Luther was Right — with a Caveat

November 20, 2008

Pope Benedict has been using his Wednesday audiences to give briliant talks on St. Paul. This week his topic was “On St. Paul and Justification.” In the talk he comments on Luther and says he was correct in his idea of faith alone if it is understood properly. He gives a balanced and precise explanation. [...]

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Ironic Twist to a Devastating Story

December 24, 2007

I am currently writing next year's Study Guide for Catholic Scripture Study – on Genesis. This section I wrote was so exciting and ironic I had to share it, especially since this is Christmas when God became Man. Here is a small section of what I wrote: But why didn't God prevent Adam and Eve from sinning? [...]

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Anglican Leader Questions Nativity Story

December 21, 2007

Anglican leader questions Nativity story  London, Dec. 21, 2007 (CWNews.com) – The Archbishop of Canterbury questioned the accuracy of the Nativity story in a BBC television interview. Dr. Rowan Williams, the worldwide leader of the Anglican communion, said that the story of the Magi in particular is vague at best, and the claim that the [...]

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