Is the story of Bel and the Dragon just a metaphor?
Dr. Michael Barber explains what the Catholic Church teaches about the story of Bel and the Dragon from the Bible, and how we know it belongs in the Bible at all.
Michael Barber is the Professor of Theology, Scripture and Catholic Thought at John Paul the Great Catholic University. He has his Ph.D. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His dissertation was on the Historical Jesus...
Beginning Apologetics 6: How To Explain and Defend Mary Yet another entry in our popular Beginning Apologetics series by Jim Burnham and Father Frank Chacon, Beginning Apologetics 6: How To Explain And Defend Mary gets to the heart of the issue that many non-Catholics have the hardest time understanding - Mary.
"God pardon you and make a Paul of your Saul. I heartily forgive you."
~ Swithin Wells; Venerable, English Martyr; his last words pardoning his persecutor, Topcliffe, just before he was hanged at Gray's Inn Lane, London, opposite his own home.