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The Development of the Marian Doctrines in the Roman Catholic Church

The following paper and outlines come from a research paper I wrote for a historical theology class in my undergraduate studies.  I thought it would be beneficial to post it on my blog for those who have catholic family members, friends, or coworkers, or who just want to understand what Catholics believe about Mary.   7,757 more words

Church History

The Puritan Papers: Five Volumes About the Puritans and Their Theology

From my recent reading: volume one of a collection called “Puritan Papers,” which I first learned about through a special offer from Westminster (WTS) publications, then available for reduced price in Kindle format; at the time I did not have a Kindle, but found a good price on a used copy of volume 1. 797 more words

Christian Authors

10 July, 1919: Noted Hymn writer P.V. Thommy Upadesi passes away

10 July, 1919: P.V. Thommy Upadeshi passes away. Thommy Upadeshi was born in a very poor family of the Kunnamkulam Mar Thoma Parish in 1881. After his basic education he became a teacher. 153 more words

Nalloor Library

John 16:13, Sola Scriptura, and All Truth

Jesus Christ in the Gospel of John says to His disciples:

I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.  1,283 more words


Sunday Morning Message in a Bottle

A note from the classics: C.H. Spurgeon

“Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.”
John 17:17

“Sanctification begins in regeneration. The Spirit of God infuses into man that new living principle by which he becomes “a new creature” in Christ Jesus. 460 more words


Keep your head!

The orthodox church never took the tame course or accepted the conventions: the orthodox church was never respectable … It is always easier to let the age have its head; the difficult thing is to keep ones own. G K Chesterton


Recommended Reading: June 27 - July 3

If you read one article this week, engage After Obergefell: A First Things Symposium

If you’ve got more reading time on this fine Independence Day, check out some other recommendations below, gathered from around the blogging world during this past week. 267 more words