Apologetics

100 Biblical Arguments Against Sola Scriptura

100 Biblical Arguments Against Sola Scriptura
Armstrong, Dave
$15.95
"Where Is That in the Bible?"

Fundamentalists and many other Protestants use this question all the time, particularly when they're dealing with Catholics. When they are being trained how to talk with Catholics, Fundamentalist evangelizers are taught to use this question. They see it as the "master key" to defeating Catholics.

Countless Catholics are absolutely stumped by the question and don't know what to say in response. This is a very important principle in Protestant thought. It's the idea that we should do our theology "by Scripture alone." It even has a fancy Latin name "sola scriptura."

It's time for Catholics to stop being beaten up with the Fundamentalists' favorite question. That's why Catholic Answers has published the book 100 Biblical Arguments Against Sola Scriptura by well-known apologist Dave Armstrong. This powerful new book contains just that Biblical arguments. These are the kind that you need to get through to a Fundamentalist. After all, if they're locked into the "Bible only" view, they won't even listen to appeals from other sources.

That's why you need the kind of precise, Biblically-based takedown of sola scriptura that Armstrong provides.

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9781933919591
Publication Date: 
2012-05-10
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150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know

150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know
Madrid, Patrick
$16.99
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. --Psalm 119:105

Scripture is your guide to what matters most in life. If you're not familiar with it, Patrick Madrid's choice of 150 key verses can ease you in. If you regularly read and pray with Scripture, these verses will provide you rich food for thought. No matter what your situation, the Bible will help you evaluate the choices and make the decisions that confront you every day. Either explicitly or implicitly, Scripture addresses all of life's problems, worries, dangers, questions and uncertainties.

150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know offers you a window into Scripture revealing how God's eternal wisdom relates to your life.

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9780867169027
Publication Date: 
2008-07-10
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20 Answers: End of Life Issues

$3.95
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9781938983962
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Absolute Relativism

Absolute Relativism
Stefanick, Chris
$3.95
Welcome to the new tyranny "If it feels good, do it." "That's your opinion, and this is mine."

"I don't want to impose my beliefs on others."

And thus the Dictator of Relativism speaks as he has always spoken to seduce humanity into a false sense of freedom.

Pope Benedict XVI, Christ's personally chosen defender of the Truth is fighting back. He recognized this in his homily on April 18, 2005, "We are building a dictatorship of relativism that does not recognize anything as definitive and whose ultimate goal consists solely of one's own ego and desires."

Through a down-to-earth, easily accessible Question-and-Answer format, Stefanick's book shows:

Why relativism inherently contradicts its own claims.

What makes it one of the worst ideas in the history of ideas.

How relativism has a direct influence on the morals and virtues of a nation.

Why relativism doesn't even work "in real life."

How relativism is counterproductive to the true practice of tolerance

Why religion which makes claims to absolute truth is finally more tolerant than relativism.

What Christianity has almost singlehandedly done to foster true tolerance in the world.

How all laws legislate morality

What the true meaning of "open-minded" means it's not what you think!

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9781933919461
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2011-05-01
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All in the Name: How the Bible Led Me to Faith in the Trinity and the Catholic Church

All in the Name: How the Bible Led Me to Faith in the Trinity and the Catholic Church
McNeil, Mark
$16.95
In All in the Name, Mark tells his story first of trading his conventional Baptist upbringing for the emotional buzz and fiery preaching of Oneness Pentecostal worship, and for the thrill of thinking that he was among an elite group of believers who followed the true faith where so many others had strayed. His experience echoes that of many other Christians who are leaving orthodox Christianity for a growing movement that claims:

-Speaking in tongues is a necessary sign of receiving the Holy Spirit and thus a condition for salvation;

-Only those baptized "in the name of Jesus"not "in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit" are true Christians;

-Jesus is not the eternal Son of God but rather the Father manifested on earth

But an inquisitive mind, careful study, and the action of the Holy Spirit finally led Mark out of Oneness Pentecostalism and into the Catholic Church. A faith-strengthener for Catholics and an intriguing challenge to those who reject the Trinity.

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9781683571001
Publication Date: 
2018-10-15
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Amazing Truths: How Science and the Bible Agree

Amazing Truths: How Science and the Bible Agree
Guillen, Michael
$18.99

Does science discredit the Bible, God, religious faith? Absolutely not, says Dr. Michael Guillen, former Harvard physics instructor and Emmy-winning ABC News Science Editor. In Amazing Truths, he uses his entertaining, down-to-earth storytelling skills to reveal ten astonishing truths affirmed by both ancient Scripture and modern science that answer some of our biggest questions: Can faith really move mountains? Does absolute truth exist? Are humans truly unique? Is it possible to communicate with God? How much about the universe do we actually know? How could Jesus have been fully man and fully God?

In Amazing Truths, Dr. Guillen explains that faith is not some outdated way of thinking. Faith is a necessary part of science, Christianity, and any intelligent, comprehensive, coherent worldview - vastly more powerful than even logic.

Amazing Truths will expand your mind and bolster your faith. You will see for yourself what Dr. Guillen, a theoretical physicist and devout Christian, has discovered in a lifetime of serious exploration--that science and faith are not at odds. In fact, they're the ultimate power couple.

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9780310343752
Publication Date: 
2016-02-09
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Angels and Demons: What Do We Really Know

Angels and Demons: What Do We Really Know
Kreeft, Peter
$16.95
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9780898705508
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1995-12-01
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Angels and Saints: A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God's Holy Ones

Angels and Saints: A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God's Holy Ones
Hahn, Scott
$24.00

Angels and saints. Catholics tend to think of them as different from the rest of us. They're cast in plaster or simpering on a holy card, performing miracles with superhero strength, or playing a harp in highest heaven.

Yet they are very near to us in every way. In this lively book, Scott Hahn dispels the false notions and urban legends people use to keep the saints at a safe distance. The truth is that Jesus Christ has united heaven and earth in a close communion. Drawing deeply from Scripture, Dr. Hahn shows that the hosts of heaven surround the earthly Church as a great cloud of witnesses. The martyrs cry out from heaven's altar begging for justice on the earth. The prayers of the saints and angels rise to God, in the Book of Revelation, like the sweet aroma of incense.

Dr. Hahn tells the stories of several saints (and several angels too) in a way that's fresh and new. The saints are spiritual giants but with flesh-and-blood reality. They have strong, holy ambitions--and powerful temptations and opposition that must be overcome. Their stories are amazing and yet familiar enough to motivate us to live more beautiful lives. In this telling of their story, the saints are neither otherworldly nor this-worldly. They exemplify the integrated life that every Christian is called to live.

Still, their lives are as different from one another as human lives can be. Dr. Hahn shows the heavenly Church in all its kaleidoscopic diversity--from Moses to Mary, Augustine to Therese, and the first century to the last century.

Only saints will live in heaven. We need to be more like the saints if we want to live in heaven someday. Dr. Hahn shows us that our heavenly life can begin now.

It must.

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9780307590794
Publication Date: 
2014-05-27
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Answering Atheism: How to Make the Case for God with Logic and Charity

Answering Atheism: How to Make the Case for God with Logic and Charity
Horn, Trent
$17.95
Today's New Atheists don't just deny God's existence (as the old atheists did) - they consider it their duty to scorn and ridicule religious belief. We don't need new answers for this aggressive modern strain of unbelief: We need a new approach.

In Answering Atheism, Trent Horn responds with a fresh and useful resource for the God debate, based on reason, common sense, and more importantly, a charitable approach that respects atheists' sincerity and good will, making this book suitable not just for believers but for skeptics and seekers too.

Meticulously researched, and street-tested in Horn's work as a pro-God apologist, it tackles all the major issues of the debate, including:

-Reconciling human evil and suffering with the existence of a loving, all-powerful God

-Whether the empirical sciences have eliminated the need for God, or in fact point to him

-How atheists usually deny moral laws (and thus a moral lawgiver) in theory

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9781938983436
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2013-09-01
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Answering Jehovah's Witnesses

Answering Jehovah's Witnesses
Evert, Jason
$12.95
Answering Jehovah's Witnesses walks you through the doctrines of the JWs, revealing where and why they're wrong--giving special attention to favorite verses and standard topics that a JW will use in rejecting the Catholic faith. The book provides helpful and practical suggestions for sharing your faith with Jehovah's Witnesses and planting seeds of truth. Planting seeds is easier than you might think. While most JWs appear to be well-informed Scripture scholars, they're just reading from a script with canned answers to your objections. For the most part they're surprisingly unfamiliar with the Bible. It doesn't take much to throw a monkey wrench into their belief system. Answering Jehovah's Witnesses will show you how.
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9781888992212
Publication Date: 
2008-02-06
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Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins' Case Against God

Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins' Case Against God
Wiker, Benjamin
$14.95
The essential book for dismantling Richard Dawkins' atheistic agenda. Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker collaborate to debunk Dawkins' theories and show how inconsistent and illogical his conclusions truly are. This is the definitive book for college students or faithful Christians hoping to answer Dawkins' claims and assert the logic and beauty of their faith.
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9781931018487
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2008-05-01
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Anti-Catholic Myths Debunked

Anti-Catholic Myths Debunked
Ryan, Rev Patrick John
$11.95

Many good people reject the Catholic Church for what they consider to be its absurd teachings. In these pages, Archbishop Patrick John Ryan shows that these souls are mistaken not in condemning absurd teachings, but in believing those teachings to be Catholic.

Archbishop Ryan considers the most common charges levied against Catholicism, showing that not only are those scorned doctrines not Catholic, they're condemned by the Church! Here are just a few of the common misconceptions that are corrected in this book:

  • That the Church claims to endow its priests with the power of forgiveness a power reserved to God alone
  • That Catholics believe inanimate objects (such as relics and holy water) can perform miracles
  • That Catholics pray as well to statues, images, and relics, offering them worship that belongs to God alone
  • And a many more surprising charges!
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    9781622823567
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    2016-12-15
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    Ask Peter Kreeft: The 100 Most Interesting Questions He's Ever Been Asked

    Ask Peter Kreeft: The 100 Most Interesting Questions He's Ever Been Asked
    Kreeft, Peter
    $18.95
    For decades, Dr. Peter Kreeft has enlightened students, readers, and listeners with his clear, logical teaching on philosophy, theology, apologetics, morality, and more. Here, in a collection of questions from listeners to his lectures over the years, he offers his bright and humorous insights on a variety of topics, including God, religion, the supernatural, marriage and sexuality, morality, culture, books even surfing! Both fascinating and informative, Kreefts answers to the 100 most interesting questions he has ever been asked will leave you with a greater knowledge of your Faith and how to defend it.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781622828609
    Publication Date: 
    2019-08-15
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    Atheist to Catholic: Stories of Conversion

    Atheist to Catholic: Stories of Conversion
    $13.99
    Most of the former atheists in this book had investigated religion's claims to truth, rejected them--and were shocked to then find themselves turning to faith. Some of these stories come from: A university professor unexpectedly attracted to the faith when a student described her retreat at a monastery. A young woman impressed by a colleague's Mass attendance: "I wanted to find her ridiculous, but quite unexpectedly, I felt like the ridiculous one." A Polish immigrant who once shared communism's disdain for religion. These seekers ended up someplace they never intended to go--the Catholic Church--and yet went there and found that they were home.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780867169577
    Publication Date: 
    2011-03-09
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    Back to Virtue

    Back to Virtue
    Kreeft, Peter
    $16.95
    We have reduced all virtues to one: being nice. And, we measure Jesus by our standard instead of measuring our standard by Him. For the Christian, explains author Peter Kreeft, being virtuous is not a means to the end of pleasure, comfort and happiness. Virtue, he reminds us, is a word that means manly strength. But how do we know when we are being meek--or just cowardly? When is our anger righteous--and when is it a sin? What is the difference between being virtuous--and merely ethical? Back to Virtue clears up these and countless other questions that beset Christians today. Kreeft not only summarizes scriptural and theological wisdom on leading a holy life, he contrasts Christian virtue with other ethical systems. He applies traditional moral theology to present-day dilemmas such as abortion and nuclear armament. Kreeft restores to us what was once common knowledge: the Seven Deadly Sins have an antidote in the Beatitudes. By setting up a close contrast between the two sets of behaviors, Kreeft offers proven guidance in the often bewildering process of discerning right from wrong as we move into the questionable mores of the twenty-first century. He provides a road map of virtue, a map for our earthly pilgrimage synthesized from the accumulated wisdom of centuries of Christians, from Paul and the early Church Fathers through C.S. Lewis.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780898704228
    Publication Date: 
    1992-10-01
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    Because God Is Real

    Because God Is Real
    Kreeft, Peter
    $17.95
    Atheistic and agnostic writers are aggressively attacking traditional religious beliefs. Philosopher and prolific writer Peter Kreeft is up to the challenge in this work of popular apologetics aimed at both teens and adults. The masterful Kreeft tackles sixteen crucial issues about the deeper meaning of life. The questions that Kreeft explores range from, Is faith reasonable?, Can you prove there is a God?, and Why is Jesus different?, to Why is sex so confusing?, Why is there evil?, and Why must we die? Kreeft provides thoughtful, lucid, and persuasive answers for believers, unbelievers, and seekers to consider. As always, Kreeft is insightful, inspiring, and entertaining. This book is ideal for those exploring faith for the first time, as well as for confirmation and religious education classes. It's an intellectual and spiritual feast! This is vintage Kreeft.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781586172008
    Publication Date: 
    2008-02-01
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    Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples

    Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples
    $15.95
    In the new, groundbreaking book Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples, author and Catherine of Siena Institute co-founder Sherry Weddell has gathered fellow Church workers whose years of service in parish ministry have yielded hard-earned wisdom and enthusiasm for the work of transforming Catholic parishes into lively, faithful centers of apostolic outreach.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781612788340
    Publication Date: 
    2015-01-15
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    Before I Go

    Before I Go
    Kreeft, Peter
    $18.95
    Most parents have no trouble telling their children how to dress, drive, study, or shave, but struggle to talk with them about how best to live--about real love, faith, integrity, values, true enrichment, and success. In the tradition of Tuesdays With Morrie, Catholic philosopher Peter Kreeft shares with us the wisdom that he has compiled for his children as his best gift to them. Readable and browsable, these heart to heart chats present priceless truths to live by in a casual yet compelling way.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781580512244
    Publication Date: 
    2007-10-15
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    Beginning Apologetics- vol 2.5- Yes! You Should Believe in the Trinity

    Beginning Apologetics- vol 2.5- Yes! You Should Believe in the Trinity
    Burnham, Jim
    $6.95
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781930084025
    Publication Date: 
    1998-12-12
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    Beginning Apologetics- vol 6- How to explain and defend Mary

    Beginning Apologetics- vol 6- How to explain and defend Mary
    Burnham, Jim
    $6.95
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781930084216
    Publication Date: 
    2003-12-12
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    Behold Your Mother: A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines

    Behold Your Mother: A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines
    Staples, Tim
    $22.95
    From the cross Jesus gave us his mother to be our mother, too: a singularly holy model, consoler, and intercessor for our spiritual journey. Yet most Protestants, and too many Catholics don't understand the role that God wants her to play in our lives. In Behold Your Mother, Tim Staples takes you through the Church's teachings about the Blessed Virgin Mary, showing their firm Scriptural and historical roots and dismantling the objections of those who mistakenly believe that Mary competes for the attention due Christ alone. Combining the best recent scholarship with a convert's in-depth knowledge of the arguments, Staples has assembled the most thorough and useful Marian apologetic you'll find anywhere. Relevant and essential -- Mary matters. Read Behold Your Mother and find out just how much.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781938983917
    Publication Date: 
    2017-08-01
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    Being Catholic: What Every Catholic Should Know

    Being Catholic: What Every Catholic Should Know
    Andres, Suzie
    $16.95
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781733859899
    Publication Date: 
    2020-10-01
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    Best Things in Life: A Contemporary Socrates Looks at Power, Pleasure, Truth

    Best Things in Life: A Contemporary Socrates Looks at Power, Pleasure, Truth
    Kreeft, Peter
    $18.00
    What are the best things in life? Questions like that may boggle your mind. But they don't boggle Socrates. The indomitable old Greek brings his unending questions to Desperate State University. With him come the same mind-opening and spirit-stretching challenge that disrupted ancient Athens.
  • What is the purpose of education?
  • Why do we make love?
  • What good is money?
  • Can computers think like people?
  • Is there a difference between Capitalism and Communism?
  • What is the greatest good?
  • Is belief in God like belief in Santa Claus?
  • In twelve short, Socratic dialogues Peter Kreeft explodes contemporary values like success, power and pleasure. And he bursts the modern bubbles of agnosticism and subjectivism. He leaves you richer, wiser and more able to discern what the best things in life actually are.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    0877849226
    Publication Date: 
    1984-07-12
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    Between Allah & Jesus: What Christians Can Learn from Muslims

    Between Allah & Jesus: What Christians Can Learn from Muslims
    Kreeft, Peter
    $16.00

    What would happen if Christians and a Muslim at a university talked and disagreed, but really tried to understand each other? What would they learn?
    That is the intriguing question Peter Kreeft seeks to answer in these imaginative conversations at Boston College. An articulate and engaging Muslim student named 'Isa challenges the Christian students and professors he meets on issues ranging from prayer and worship to evolution and abortion, from war and politics to the nature of spiritual struggle and spiritual submission.
    While Kreeft believes Christians should not learn extremism or unitarian theology from Muslims, he does believe that if we really listened we could learn much about devoted religious practice and ethics.
    Here is a book to open your understanding of one of the key forces shaping our world today. It's a book that just could make you a better Christian.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780830837465
    Publication Date: 
    2010-02-12
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    Between Heaven & Hell

    Between Heaven & Hell
    Kreeft, Peter
    $17.00
    On November 22, 1963, three great men died within a few hours of each other: C. S. Lewis, John F. Kennedy and Aldous Huxley. All three believed, in different ways, that death is not the end of human life. Suppose they were right, and suppose they met after death. How might the conversation go? Peter Kreeft imagines their discussion as a part of The Great Conversation that has been going on for centuries. Does human life have meaning? Is it possible to know about life after death? What if one could prove that Jesus was God? With Kennedy taking the role of a modern humanist, Lewis representing Christian theism and Huxley advocating Eastern pantheism, the dialogue is lively and informative. This new edition of this classic work includes a postscript in which Kreeft describes why and how he wrote what has remained a standard of apologetic literature for a generation. He also adds an outline and index to the book as well as a never-before-published dialog in which he imagines "A World Without an Easter." Now more than ever this book offers an animated interaction that involves not only good thinking but good drama.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780830834808
    Publication Date: 
    2008-05-16
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    Between One Faith and Another: Engaging Conversations on the World's Great Religions

    Between One Faith and Another: Engaging Conversations on the World's Great Religions
    Kreeft, Peter
    $18.00
    How do we make sense of the world's different religions? In today's globalized society, religion is deeply intertwined with every issue we see on the news. But talking about multiple religions can be contentious. Are different faiths compatible somehow? And how can we know whether one religion is more true than another? In this creative thought experiment, Peter Kreeft invites us to encounter dialogues on the world's great faiths. His characters Thomas Keptic and Bea Lever are students in Professor Fesser's course on world religions, and the three explore the content and distinctive claims of each. Together they probe the plausibility of major religions, from Hinduism and Buddhism to Christianity and Islam. Along the way they explore how religions might relate to each other and to what extent exclusivism or inclusivism might make sense. Ultimately Kreeft gives us helpful tools for thinking fairly and critically about competing religious beliefs. If the religions are different kinds of music, do they together make harmony or cacophony? Decide for yourself.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780830845101
    Publication Date: 
    2017-07-14
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    Biblical Basis of Purgatory

    Biblical Basis of Purgatory
    Salza, John
    $16.95
    Jesus taught us about it, and for centuries the Church has faithfully defined and defended it. Protestants deny it even exists, while many Catholics fundamentally misunderstand it. It is Purgatory: that place of purifying penance where souls saved by Christ are made perfect and acceptable to spend life eternal in heaven.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781935302179
    Publication Date: 
    2009-11-01
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    Biblical Defense of Catholicism, A

    Biblical Defense of Catholicism, A
    Armstrong, Dave
    $24.95
    A Biblical defence of the Catholic Faith. With a mastery of Scripture equal to that of the most committed Protestants, author David Armstrong shows that the Catholic Church is the "Bible Church par excellence," and that many common Protestant doctrines are in fact not biblical.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781928832959
    Publication Date: 
    2004-01-30
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    Biblical Roots of the Mass

    Biblical Roots of the Mass
    Nash, Tom
    $19.95
    In this profoundly insightful and highly readable book, Thomas Nash brilliantly refutes the common charge that the Mass is "unbiblical." As you'll discover in these pages, the story of the Mass goes much deeper than the Last Supper and Christ's Passion. Indeed, it's part of an unbroken story that begins in the Garden of Eden and continues today in your local parish. Working systematically through Scripture, Nash offers an authoritative explanation of salvation history, showing how the Old Testament pre-figures and the New Testament wondrously records Jesus's one self-sacrifice on Calvary which is mysteriously made present at each and every Mass. Nash's meticulous, Scripture-packed analysis relies on hundreds of Bible passages to show that the story of the Mass is inextricably linked with the story of the Bible.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781622822591
    Publication Date: 
    2015-05-01
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    Booked for Life: The Bibliographic Memoir of an Accidental Apologist

    Booked for Life: The Bibliographic Memoir of an Accidental Apologist
    Keating, Karl
    $19.95
    "Whatever I have learned," writes Karl Keating, "I have learned from masters of the craft." In this memoir, the father of the modern Catholic apologetics movement traces his life's work through the wisdom he has borrowed from twenty-five books written by "masters" both famous and obscure. In delightful prose bearing Karl's trademark erudition, precision, and wit, Booked for Life mixes anecdote and reflection with theological observations and prescriptions from nearly forty years engaged in defense of the Faith.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781683570592
    Publication Date: 
    2017-11-01
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    By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed: A Catholic Defense of Capital Punishment

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    Bessette, Joseph
    $24.95

    The Catholic Church has in recent decades been associated with political efforts to eliminate the death penalty. It was not always so. This timely work reviews and explains the Catholic Tradition regarding the death penalty, demonstrating that it is not inherently evil and that it can be reserved as a just form of punishment in certain cases.

    Drawing upon a wealth of philosophical, scriptural, theological, and social scientific arguments, the authors explain the perennial teaching of the Church that capital punishment can in principle be legitimate--not only to protect society from immediate physical danger, but also to administer retributive justice and to deter capital crimes. The authors also show how some recent statements of Church leaders in opposition to the death penalty are prudential judgments rather than dogma. They reaffirm that Catholics may, in good conscience, disagree about the application of the death penalty.

    Some arguments against the death penalty falsely suggest that there has been a rupture in the Church's traditional teaching and thereby inadvertently cast doubt on the reliability of the Magisterium. Yet, as the authors demonstrate, the Church's traditional teaching is a safeguard to society, because the just use of the death penalty can be used to protect the lives of the innocent, inculcate a horror of murder, and affirm the dignity of human beings as free and rational creatures who must be held responsible for their actions.

    By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed challenges contemporary Catholics to engage with Scripture, Tradition, natural law, and the actual social scientific evidence in order to undertake a thoughtful analysis of the current debate about the death penalty.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781621641261
    Publication Date: 
    2017-05-29
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    By What Authority? 2nd ed

    By What Authority? 2nd ed
    Shea, Mark
    $17.95
    In this newly updated, expanded version of his popular work of apologetics, Shea presents a lively and entertaining look at his conversion to Catholicism from Evangelicalism and his discovery of Christian tradition. As an Evangelical, Shea accepted the principle of sola scriptura (Scripture alone) as the basis of faith. Now as a Catholic convert, he skillfully explains how and why Sacred Tradition occupies a central role in Divine Revelation.Tracing his own journey of intellectual and spiritual awakening, Shea begins by looking for a rejoinder to those modern-day false prophets who would claim that Scripture itself is not to be trusted, and ends with his conviction that tradition, as explained by the Catholic Church, is the only sure guarantee of the truth of the revelation of Jesus Christ.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781586177829
    Publication Date: 
    2013-09-23
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