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...
Did Christ Give Us Priests? - The Priesthood Debate Former Protestant Jimmy Akin and former Catholic priest Dr. Anthony Pezzotta face off and hash out their differences respectfully and informatively with specific references to Scripture and to the beliefs and teachings of the early Church.
"I did not think anything like it or anything so holy could be received in this life."
~ Richard Rolle of Hampole, 14th century solitary and writer, in describing passage through the purgative, illuminative and contemplative ways.