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How Catholics see Protestants

J. Elliot Ross

How Catholics see Protestants

the story of an effort towards a better understanding of Protestants by Catholics

by J. Elliot Ross

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Published by The Inquiry in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roman Catholic Church -- Doctrine,
  • Protestantism

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: A sequel to The Fairfield experiment.

    Statementby J. Elliot Ross. (Reprinted from the Commonweal with a foreword and appendix)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16387948M

      Traditionally, Catholic apologetics has tried to bridge that separation by using Scripture, history, and logic to help Protestants see the truth of Church teaching. In With One Accord, former Evangelical professor Douglas Beaumont takes another approach: working for accord with Protestants by reasoning from the things they already believe and do.   That being said, Catholics have 2 really good Bible Study methods that Protestants sadly don’t. (Ya know, in addition to having 7 more books we get to read) The Rosary is one of the most amazing and timeless Bible Studies we have. While many Protestants see it as “vain repetitions” it is a lot more then that – in a positive way.

    DONATE: SUBSCRIBE: WEBSITE: Tim Staples highlights sev. The Protestant Bible consists of 66 books which are considered to be divinely inspired. 39 books are contained within the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament. By comparison, the books of the Catholic Bible include all 66 in the previous list plus seven extra books. The additional books in the Catholic Bible are found in the Old Testament and include: Tobias, Judith, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus / .

      If Private Judgment is the distinctive characteristic of a Protestant, then most American Catholics today are de facto Protestants. It is the increasingly rare Catholic who receives the teachings of the Church the way Newman held to be the correct way, the way of faith, the way of docile reception.   Catholics and Jews, however, are radically underrepresented in both the executive and the legislative branches. Forty-four of 45 U.S. presidents have been Protestants. President Kennedy was the only Catholic president, and Joe Biden, if elected, would be only the second non-Protestant president in American history.


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How Catholics see Protestants by J. Elliot Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

The widely read author and philosopher Peter Kreeft presents a unique book about the important beliefs that Catholics and Protestants share in common. Inspired by Christ's prayer for unity in the Gospel of John and Saint John Paul II's encyclical Ut Unum Sint, Kreeft demonstrates that Christian reunification is possible.

While he acknowledges that there are still significant differences between /5(32). The Catholic church based its Bible off the expanded Greek translation and early on shifted which books were included. During the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century, Martin Luther called.

Catholics have 73 books of the Bible; Protestants have The difference, and the reasons behind it, has been cause for great confusion and controversy. Here, we provide an explanation and compile further resources to help you answer your questions, and the ones posed to you by non-Catholics.

So begins the book that eventually made me become Catholic, a book in which Christianity is an old-growth forest, a world crowded with angels and saints and sacraments and wild theories about how the Incarnation has comprehensive implications for the universe and for us.

[See also: One Question Every Protestant Has to Answer About the Church]. The main differences between Catholics and Protestants.

Even some Catholics use passages from John's book to create end-times scenarios that are difficult to reconcile with Church How Catholics see Protestants book.

(see Rev. Luther and subsequent Protestants. The Protestant Reformers said that the Bible is the sole authoritative source of religious truth, whose proper understanding must be found by looking only at the words of the text itself.

This is the Protestant teaching of sola scriptura (Latin: “by Scripture alone”).According to this teaching, no outside authority may mandate an interpretation, because no outside authority, such as the.

Book Title: Protestant and Irish: The minority’s search for place in independent Ireland. ISBN Author: Edited by Ida Milne and Ian d’Alton. It is historically demonstrable that Catholics did not add the books, Protestants took them out. Luther had a tendency to grade the Bible according to his preferences.

In his writings on the New Testament, he noted that the books of Hebrews, James, Jude, and Revelation were inferior to the rest, and they followed “the certain, main books of the New Testament.”. Discussion: The most noticeable differences occur in the number of books included and the order in which they have been arranged.

Both the Jewish Bible and the Hebrew canon in a Protestant Bible (aka Old Testament) contain 39 books, whereas a Catholic Bible contains 46 books in the Old Testament. Get this from a library.

How Catholics see Protestants; the story of an effort towards a better understanding of Protestants by Catholics.

[J Elliot Ross]. Highly recommended by priests and catechists, “Catholicism for Protestants” is a Biblical explanation of Roman Catholicism as told by Shane Schaetzel () — an Evangelical convert to the Catholic Church through Anglicanism. The book is concise and formatted in an easy-to-read Question & Answer catechism style.

While Protestant and Jewish Bibles have thirty-nine Old Testament books, the Bible used by Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christians include the thirty-nine books and several additional writings.

A third difference is the arrangement of the books (see below). The most recent book from the prolific Dr. Peter Kreeft, titled Catholics and Protestants: What Can We Learn From Each Other.

(Ignatius Press. But even Catholics with an extensive knowledge of the Bible — and there are many now —have not always found it easier to discuss the Bible with Protestants or to state the biblical basis for Catholic beliefs.

The main reason for this is because Catholics and many Protestants have different starting points for interpreting the Bible. The book forecast the end of Protestantism by and was published in at least 15 editions and several languages. which Dispensationalists see as a requirement for the the Catholic Church decreed that all children born into mixed Catholic-Protestant marriages had to be brought up as Catholics.

Protestants in Northern Ireland had long. For these challenges and many more, Karlo provides a step-by-step plan for understanding the roots of the objection, breaking down the context and full meaning of the Scripture passages, anticipating followup arguments, and offering your own friendly counter-challenge to help Protestants begin to see how the Bible and Catholic teaching actually Reviews: As you can see from the chart above, neither Orthodox or Catholic keep the oral tradition of the 2 nd century AD.

Catholics keep none of it and Orthodox keep 50% of it. Worse still, both these church fight with protestants that you must use their oral tradition but the Orthodox and Catholic oral traditions DIFFER WITH EACH OTHER!!.

Catholics and Protestants both agree that merit is not possible prior to justification. Allison and Castaldo explain, however, that “from the Catholic perspective, after a person has been justified, their works are meritorious and they become the reason why God finally accepts them as faithful.” () Though merit doesn’t initiate justification, it completes it.

Catholics and Protestants are pretty similar, but there are differences. This video explains the differences between Catholics and Protestant Christians in H. The Observer History books. Reformation Divided: Catholics, Protestants and the Conversion of England by Eamon Duffy – review and did not see papal purple as a.

Catholics have a larger biblical canon. In addition to the 66 books in the Protestant Bible, Catholic Bibles include the Apocrypha, with books like Tobit, Judith, 1 and 2 Maccebees, Sirach, and Baruch. Catholic teaching also elevates tradition more than Protestants do.According to the Catholic view, government may preserve in its laws, and by its authority, the religion of the community; according to the Protestant view it may be bound to change it.