Category Archives: Rod Bennett

Scripture over the Church

Scripture Over the Church and the Devastating Results of Not Following that Rule Originally written at James Swan’s excellent blog, “Beggar’s All Reformation and Apologetics”. An Evangelical Introduction to Church History, Part 4 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Also … Continue reading

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Between Orange to Trent (An Evangelical Introduction to Church History, Part 3)

Faith Alone: The Evangelical Doctrine of the Reformation, by R. C. Sproul I originally wrote this over at Jame Swan’s blog, “Beggar’s All Reformation and Apologetics”, but have edited it and updated it some now. From the local, provincial Council … Continue reading

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To Be Deep in History

Keith Mathison, at Ligonier Ministries, and in the September 2010 issue of Talbletalk, has an excellent article on the Roman Catholic Cardinal, John Henry Newman’s (1801-1890) claim and he compares Newman’s take with another Anglican who converted to Roman Catholicism … Continue reading

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An Evangelical Introduction to Church History (Part 2)

In Modern Day “Konya”, known as “Iconium” in Acts 14 –  ” The Tomb of the Sufi Mystic known as “Mowlana” (Persian) or “Mevlana” (Turkish)  The Tomb of “Mevlana” (Turkish) or “Mowlana” ( مولانا – Farsi), the Sufi mystic, Jallal … Continue reading

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An Evangelical Introduction to Church History (Part 1)

A Short Summary View The Amplitheatre in Ephesus mentioned in Acts chapter 19   Photo by Ken Temple (Ephesus, Turkey) This article is by no means exhaustive, but here are some highlights from early church history with references and sources … Continue reading

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Anthony Rogers continues to pound Roman Catholicism

It is actually the text of the book of Galatians that pounds Roman Catholicism! (by application, Eastern Orthodoxy and other ritualistic and external-oriented churches also.) Anthony Rogers continues in his series on Galatians and the last 5 have been especially … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Catholic Converts Examined (and Eastern Orthodox)

This is an excellent examination of some of the aspects of what drives Evangelical Protestants to convert to Roman Catholicism (and I would add that conversions to EO have similar aspects.) Basically the root of this Psychology is the demand … Continue reading

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An Eastern Orthodox Perspective on Roman Catholicism and on Protestant Faith

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_s9Rcsg5UI&t=305s And also, in this post, I will address Archpriest Josiah Trenham – his EO perspective on Evangelical Protestant Faith The first video (above) by Dr. Ryan Reeves gives a good overview of the…

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Jerome: presbyters are the same as bishops

Jerome lived from 342-420 AD, and translated the Bible into the Latin Vulgate, and was one of the most famous early church scholars. “A presbyter, therefore, is the same as a bishop, and before dissensions were introduced into religion by … Continue reading

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Sneak preview of Rod Bennett’s upcoming book, “Four More Witnesses”

My Roman Catholic friend Rod Bennett, gave a sneak pre-view of his upcoming book, “Four More Witnesses”. (in the 2nd half of Gary Michuta’s podcast.) Somehow I stumbled upon this – https://player.fm/series/hands-on-apologetics/ep-25-jun-21-rod-bennett-four-more-witnesses It bears repeating that I still love Rod … Continue reading

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