Halloween or Samhain?

Neo-pagans claim that Halloween was an attempt by early Christians to “baptize” the Gaelic harvest festival of Samhain. But where's the evidence?

Nine Things Salon.com Gets Wrong About Jesus

Discover the evidence for the historical Jesus beyond Christian sources. Explore Josephus' writings and the scholarly consensus on his mentions of Jesus, addressing common objections and highlighting key points of confirmation.

Responding to Critics of my Blog on Josephus

Delve into a discussion on the reliability of the Testimonium Flavianum, a mention of Jesus in Josephus' writings. Explore the views of scholars and the importance of references in conveying information accurately.

Islam and the Crucifixion

Exploring the Muslim objection to the Crucifixion and providing evidence for its historicity through early Christian writings and non-Christian sources.

Did Christianity Give Us Gay Marriage?

Discover the evidence for the historical Jesus beyond Christian sources. Explore Josephus' writings and the scholarly consensus on his mentions of Jesus, addressing common objections and highlighting key points of confirmation.

Did Jewish Historian Josephus Mention Jesus?

Discover the evidence for the historical Jesus beyond Christian sources. Explore Josephus' writings and the scholarly consensus on his mentions of Jesus, addressing common objections and highlighting key points of confirmation.

Going to Mass on Sunday is Good for You

Understanding the importance of Sunday worship, Catholics emphasize the communal gathering for the "breaking of the bread," the Eucharist. It is a participation in Christ's sacrifice and fosters a deeper relationship with Jesus. Rediscovering the grace of Sunday is crucial for living out the demands of faith and responding to our deepest yearnings.

Was the Virgin Birth of Jesus Grounded in Paganism?

Explore the alleged parallels between the virgin birth of Jesus and pagan deities. Understand the Catholic belief in the virginity of Mary and the birth of Jesus. Examine the classifications of pagan myths and historical figures, and see how they differ from the unique nature of Jesus' birth.

Is the Catechism “Extra Stuff”?

Discover the role and importance of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Learn how it serves as a teaching tool, summarizing Catholic doctrine in light of Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterium. Find answers to misconceptions and explore its references to the Bible and early Christian sources.

St. Paul and the Assurance of Salvation

Discover the evidence for the historical Jesus beyond Christian sources. Explore Josephus' writings and the scholarly consensus on his mentions of Jesus, addressing common objections and highlighting key points of confirmation.

The “Baptism of Desire” Heresy?

Explore the topic of Sedevacantism and its belief that the current Pope is not legitimate. Delve into discussions on Church teaching, baptism of desire, and the interpretation of Romans 2:14-16. Uncover the Catholic perspective on salvation and the significance of baptism.