A Steel Man of Catholic and Protestant Positions on Mother Mary

For centuries, Catholics and Protestants have taken varying positions on the Mother Mary’s role, her perpetual virginity, her sinless nature, and her assumption into heaven. Many Catholics revere Mother Mary as a perpetual and blessed virgin who was immaculately conceived and assumed in spirit and body into heaven. Some Protestants believe she lived a more …

What Was the Thorn in the Apostle Paul’s Side?

In his letter to the Corinthians, Paul said, “So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he …

The Apostle Paul Supplied Ample Evidence of Jesus’ Divinity

C.S. Lewis famously called on us to make a choice: either Jesus is a liar, a lunatic, or the Lord. Given Jesus’ miracles, forgiveness of sins, and claims of divinity, Lewis concluded that labeling Him a mere prophet is woefully inadequate so we must face the trilemma. Skeptics often suggest C.S. Lewis omitted a fourth …