Reformation 500: Catholicism—Christless cult or Christian church?

This year celebrates the five hundredth year of the Protestant Reformation. While significant attempts were made earlier than 1517 to reform the Catholic Church (think Peter Waldo, John Wycliffe or John Hus), it was really the publication of Luther’s 95 Theses that kicked off…

Of misunderstanding, misrepresentation and Mary

I have a high school friend who is Roman Catholic. He wasn’t raised Catholic, but converted to Catholicism from a Protestant background some years back. I have had a good many electronic discussions with him regarding our differences in theology, and one of his…