Jimmy Akin answers a caller who asks if women in the early Church could become deaconesses.
Jimmy Akin was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. At age 20 he experienced a profound conversion to Christ. Planning on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, Jimmy started an intensive study of the Bible, but the more he immersed himself in Scripture, the more he found...
The Bible and the Qu'ran Just what do Christians need to know about the Qur'an? In The Bible And The Qur'an Father Jacques Jomier, O.P., has written a scholarly yet readable work that details the profound differences between Christian Scripture and the Islamic sacred texts, differences that are too often glossed over by the mainstream media.
"I should not believe the Gospel except on the authority of the Catholic Church."
~ Augustine of Hippo, convert, bishop, theologian, Father and Doctor of the Church, Saint; endorsing the position that the promulgation of Scripture, the preservation of its integrity and identity, and the explanation of its meaning flows from the authority of the Catholic Church.