Posts Tagged ‘Book Review’
As we approach 2017 and the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, renewed attention will come to the Roman Catholic Church, Protestantism, and the issues that still divide us. Since my childhood in Mobile, Ala. (a city with a large RCC population), and my college years at a Jesuit institution, I have been intrigued by the Roman Catholic Church’s history and doctrine.
If one desires a more comprehensive understanding of Roman Catholicism, Greg Allison’s Roman Catholic Theology & Practice is the one to reach for. If one is reading, as an Evangelical, wanting to understand Protestantism and why one is not a Roman Catholic, R.C. Sproul’s Are We Together? will suffice. Read more
Earlier this week, while speaking at the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood Conference in Louisville, Ky., I came across J.C. Ryle’s classic book, Thoughts for Young Men. When I saw it on the bookshelf, it was like bumping into an old friend, and it flooded my mind with memories of when I first encountered Ryle’s work nearly two decades ago. Read more