John Bugay over at Triablogue, has an excellent summary here of the Papacy issues.
Because of space, and the purpose to keep to a one page sheet evangelistic tract, it may be hard to include these other issues:
I would add: (this is not a criticism of John’s article, just some other points that came to mind after I read through his summary.) Be sure to read the first 13 first, then theses:
14. that Peter himself calls himself “fellow-elder” in 1 Peter 5:1. no heirachy of mono-episcopate or papacy idea.
15. Also, if Peter had a successor, a bishop of Rome as infallible successor, he would have said, “listen to him, who will be able to remind you of these things (spiritual truths)” or “he is the living voice, who will be able to stir up your sincere minds”, etc. in 2 Peter 1:12-18; but instead, Peter points…
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