I Love Catholic Apologetics

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    Few months ago when I met my step parents

    who are Protestants (step mom - formerly catholic) we got into a discussion about purgatory. They both pulled out their Bibles throwing scripture verses at me. I felt defenseless. I just realized I had a apologetics app on my iphone called A4C which is short for "Answers for...
    lewis1783 lewis1783
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2014

    Years ago, my wife and I were invited to a

    Bible Study which obviously had an agenda: the rest of the group were a team who were trying to convince the two of us to leave the Catholic church and join their church, which I will not name. They started by explaining that they believed in "the Bible only" and not "man made...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone
    61-65, M
    Apr 8, 2014

    In Matthew 16:18, Jesus says,

    "You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church." For centuries, this was read in a perfectly straightforward way, but since the Reformation many Protestants point out that there are two different Greek words for "rock" being used, and argue from this that the rock upon...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone
    61-65, M
    Aug 19, 2014

    Some Good Authors.

    Lately, I have gotten very interested in Catholic apologetics. Some authors I have found to be very persuasive are: Scott Hahn David Currie Patrick Madrid Karl Keating The first two (and possibly the third) are converts.
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    Don't Really Have a Story

    I just wanted to start this experience so we could talk. I am having a very interesting email discussion though, with the wife of a very anti-Catholic preacher.  Right now we're talking about salvation by faith alone or faith plus works. What are your favorite apologetics...
    kelleyk kelleyk
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2008
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