Imagine that you suddenly discover a horse that can talk. If you wanted to know what horses think, would you ask that horse, or would you ask some horse “expert”? Well, “history” records that Gulliver chose to talk to the horses.
Truth, however, is stranger than fiction. Most of us seem strangely reluctant to get the truth straight from the horse’s mouth.
So here is an opportunity. Want to know what Catholics believe? Then visit Communio. Philip Augustine is the author, and he does an excellent job of explaining what Catholics believe in plain language. Moreover, he writes in a scholarly style with references. Therefore we can look up his references and easily validate he is being straight with us.
Do we have to be a Catholic to read ‘s blog? If you are a Protestant, would it be sinful to read ‘s blog? Of course not. The principle here is simple. If we want to understand someone, why should we bother with secondhand data when we can go to the source?
Since it is Christmas time, ‘s latest includes a bunch of post related to the birth of our Savior. They are well worth reading.
- The Special Meaning of Mary and Joseph’s “First Born Son”
- The Gospel of Luke, Jesus’ Birth, and Roman Propaganda
- What Did it Mean for Mary to Have Found Favor with God?
If you are like me and enjoy polite debate, seems to be open to debate. Since
Anyway, we should all keep in mind that both Protestant and Catholic clerics are competitors. Therefore, some bias is unavoidable. So if we are Protestants we should go to Catholics to see what they believe, and if we are Catholics we should go to Protestants. There is no substitute for getting the truth straight from the horse’s mouth.