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Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Does the Church base the papacy on a single Bible verse? Hardly. The successor of Peter is more than just the rock upon whom Christ founded his...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
What, exactly, are unbelievers—or non-Catholic Christians, for that matter—to make of the sun spinning and dancing over a Portuguese field? Or...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Are Baptists the real practitioners of first-century Christianity? The claim is that early Christians were members of independent, self-...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You’ve probably met a believer whose faith is modeled on that practiced by the “early Christians”—a simple, unstructured church that, according...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You only think you’re right.Truth is on my side. Sometimes the task of an apologist can seem more like verbal combat than making disciples of...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Some Christians claim that Baptism is not necessary for salvation, that it is an empty ritual symbolizing the inner conversion that has already...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Non-Catholics often fall back on the "idolatry" charge when discussing the Mother of God with Catholics. But their criticisms are based on a...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
"Catholics are idolaters." "Catholic feasts have pagan origins." For 21 centuries, a variety of camps have slapped the “pagan” label on the...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
When it comes to the tough questions, we want to go to a reliable authority for answers, but how do we know if the authority is reliable? One...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
A few years back I visited the town of Glastonbury in England. It’s a wonderful place, full of ancient mystery and genuine historical interest...