Abuse, Ecclesiology, and the Eucharist

When news of the abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic Church was popular news I became really interested in how the laity responded to what was unfolding. A reoccurring theme was that many laity were sick of the practices of many of the clergy but had nowhere to go because of their beliefs around apostolic … Continue reading Abuse, Ecclesiology, and the Eucharist

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Christian use of images between Julian the Apostate and the Iconoclasm

Introduction In my last post I walked through a series of statements by early church fathers on the topics of imagery. Specifically regarding their polemics against Pagan idolatry but more broadly on the shortcomings of the medium itself in the words of the Fathers themselves. In this next piece, however, I am looking to examine … Continue reading Christian use of images between Julian the Apostate and the Iconoclasm

On Baptism and it’s timing. Part Two: Witness of the Early Church

In the first part of this endeavour, I took a brief top-level view at the passages that had been raised by others, from scripture, during my discussions and reading on the topic on the timing of baptism. What I hope to subsequently address in this next, albeit not final part of my exploration is the … Continue reading On Baptism and it’s timing. Part Two: Witness of the Early Church