I was in my dorm preparing to head off to one of my classes when I heard my friend excitedly yelling “the smoke is white! The smoke is white!” My friends were streaming live news straight from Rome. The whole hall was in a celebratory uproar as the smoke pouring out from atop the Sistine…Read More
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Why Does Mary Need a Savior if She was Sinless?
If Mary never sinned, then why does she refer to God as her savior?Read More
What is Apologetics?
We get the word apologetics from a Greek root apologia, meaning apology.1 But the way it’s used is vastly different from our English meaning of the word. Afterall, in modern day English, an apology is an expression of regret and sorrow for one’s actions. But the apology in apologetics is different.Read More
Have all Sinned? Mary’s Sinlessness and Romans 3:23
Catholics teach that Mary never sinned. Yet there are verses in scripture that seem to teach otherwise. Which is right?Read More
The New Eve
Have you ever heard someone claim that Jesus’ mother, Mary, never sinned? It’s a radical claim. But have you ever wondered why Catholics believe this about Mary?Read More
Was Mary Sinless?
Why do Catholics believe that Mary never sinned? Does the Bible support this teaching?Read More
What’s with the Ashes?
This Catholic practice confuses many people. But have you ever wondered why Catholics wear ashes on their forehead?Read More
How can God Die on the Cross?
Something just doesn’t sound right when we say that God died. It’s as if we are saying that while Jesus was in the tomb for three days the world was without God.Read More
Does Evolution Contradict the Bible?
Are the Bible and science opposed to each other? Did we come from Adam and Eve or monkeys?Read More
Are we Saved by Faith or Works? (part 3 of 3)
We’ve looked at some of Israel’s history, how the Old Testament Law came about, and some of the difficulties that arose as Christianity emerged from Judaism. But we’re still left with the nagging question: are we saved by faith or works?Read More