This year, I decided to recognize Reformation Day (October 31) by inviting my friend, Catholic apologist Trent Horn, to share his understanding of the Catholic faith for my community at Taylor Seminary. We had some technological problems, but we powered on through. And this is that exchange.
Does God want everyone to join a single church?
This is a link to my fourth and final dialogue/debate with Catholic Apologist Trent Horn. In this round, we debate the question of whether God wants every person to join the same church. Not surprisingly, Trent, good Catholic apologist that he is, argues that God wants everyone to join the Catholic church. Meanwhile, I argue […]
The Intolerable Martin Luther
Here is another entry from my forgotten back catalogue. In this article I critique the way that we airbrush our chosen heroes. I make the point by focusing on the hero of Protestantism, Martin Luther. However, the problem extends far beyond religious traditions. For the sake of truth we would all do well to heed […]
Purgatory for Protestants
In the comments on my discussion of ghosts CC asked: “Dr. Rauser, could you explain the purgatorial possibilities open to Protestants? I’ve never heard of this. It would certainly be fascinating in its interpretive potential as it applies to the paranormal.” Glad to oblige CC. Purgatory, boiled down to essentials, is constituted by the following […]