I Guess My Book is Officially Out

Guess what I found when I arrived where I was staying in Chicago last night. I know intellectually the book has been done for a while, I know you've been able to buy it via the Amazonlink on the right (or left depending on how your system loads and I know that If you're a … Continue reading I Guess My Book is Officially Out

The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part 6: The Timely Intervention

Screwtape:  I am not in the least interested in knowing how many people in England have been killed by bombs. In what state of mind they died, I can learn from the office at this end. That they were going to die sometime, I knew already. C S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters #24 Q:  It's … Continue reading The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part 6: The Timely Intervention

The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part 5: The Requested Intersession

Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone in good spirits? He should sing praise. Is anyone among you sick? He should summon the presbyters of the church, and they should pray over him and anoint (him) with oil in the name of the Lord, and the prayer of faith will save the … Continue reading The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part 5: The Requested Intersession

The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part 4: The Maternal Observation

God the Father gave his only Son to the world only through Mary. Whatever desires the patriarchs may have cherished, whatever entreaties the prophets and saints of the Old Law may have had for 4,000 years to obtain that treasure, it was Mary alone who merited it and found grace before God by the power … Continue reading The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part 4: The Maternal Observation

The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part Three: The Holy Name

Love is never monotonous in the uniformity of its expression. The mind is infinitely variable in its language, but the heart is not. The heart of a man, in the face of the woman he loves, is too poor to translate the infinity of his affection into a different word. So the heart takes one … Continue reading The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants Part Three: The Holy Name

The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants: Part Two The Human Confirmation

Even if you are on the brink of damnation, even if you have one foot in hell, even if you have sold your soul to the devil, as sorcerers do who practice black magic and even if you are a heretic as obstinate as the Devil, sooner or later you will be converted and save … Continue reading The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants: Part Two The Human Confirmation

The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants: Part One the Angelic Salutation

Mrs Cooper:   [Walking into a Catholic chapel] Oh, this one’s sweet. You know, for your rosary rattlers. The Big Bang Theory The Rhinitis Revelation 2011 If there is one thing that tends to unite many Protestants it's their dislike of the Catholic faith.  One may go from being a Lutheran, to a Methodist to a Baptist to … Continue reading The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants: Part One the Angelic Salutation