What is the best translation of the Bible in the year 2019? In this episode, we briefly discuss some of the best translations of the Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament. Among other things, we note that students of the Bible should
Did Catholicism exist before the reign of the Emperor Constantine (r. 306-337 AD)? Various historians and other scholars claim that Catholicism, as we would recognize it today, did not exist before the reign of either Constantine or his later successor, the Emperor Theodosius I (r. 379 -395). In this episode, we look at
Was There a Canon of Scripture in North Africa before 393?
Did the North African Church possess a canon of Scripture before 393? In this episode, we discuss
Does Quotation Equal Canonicity? Pt 3
What are the implications of the fact that quotation does not equal canonicity? In this episode, we will explore the full consequences of concluding that
Does Quotation Equal Canonicity? Pt 1
Does quotation equal canonicity? Certain Protestant scholars and apologists have frequently appealed to the principle that quotation equals canonicity. In other words, when such Christian authors as Polycarp, Ignatius and Clement of Rome appealed to the statements of Scripture, they were recognizing, at least implicitly, the canonical status of these books.
What Have I Learned from My 2018 Work on the Catholic Heritage Show?
What have I learned from my 2018 work on the Catholic Heritage Show? In this episode we will talk about the three major lessons I have learned is a direct result of my work in the Catholic Heritage Show.
The Canon of Scripture and Christian Unity
What is the relationship between the canon of Scripture and the Unity of Christians? Among other things, we discuss Martin Luther’s early 1519 Leipzig debate with the Catholic theologian and scholar, Johannes Eck.
How Unique Was Augustine in Resolving Conflicting Canonical Lists?
How unique were Augustine’s statements about conflicting canons of Scripture? In this bonus episode,
Jesus, the Apostles, the First-Century Church and the Canon
In this episode, we answer a listener’s question who asks: Could one establish the canon by solely examining the testimonies of Jesus, the Apostles and the first-century Church?
The Canon of Scripture and How Christians Know Anything About Christianity
What is the relationship between the canon of Scripture, the Church’s authority and what the ways Christians are able to know anything about Christian revelation?
Examples of Fraternal Correction in Church History
What are some examples of fraternal correction down through church history? In this episode, we will review a couple examples of fraternal correction at key points in the history of the Church.
The Unique Character of the Muratorian Canon
What makes the Muratorian Canon (ca. 150-200) so different from other lists of New Testament books created in the early church?
How did the early church decide which books of the New Testament it was going to use? In this episode, we will discuss the first criterion used by early Christian leaders in determining