Download Epub Format º Letters Between a Catholic and an Evangelical PDF by ó John R. Waiss

Download Epub Format º Letters Between a Catholic and an Evangelical PDF by ó John R. Waiss This Book Presents A Unique Collection Of Correspondence Between Two Friends Who Have Spent Many Hours Discussing Their Faiths One A Catholic Priest, The Other An Evangelical Minister Their Candid Dialogue Illustrates How We Can Talk About Opposing Beliefs Without Resorting To Criticism That Is Mean Spirited, Sensationalistic, Or Inaccurate The Result Is A One Of A Kind, Balanced Presentation Of Six Key Issues Including How A Person Becomes Saved, Who The Teachers And Rulers Of The Church Are, And What It Takes To Get To Heaven The Fresh Insights Bring Clarity And Respect To Both Sides Of The Ongoing Dialogue Between Catholics And Evangelical Christians, And Readers Will Benefit By Being Able To Make Their Own Informed Conclusions About The Differences This book, by a current Catholic priest and a former Catholic evangelical minister, was very telling in that Mr McCarthy focused on numerous side issues such as his refusal to call his priest friend Father for one , and his apparent refusal to even accept Father John Weiss, the co author and a very compassionate, open hearted man of God, as a true Christian It is the exact type of rhetoric that actually drove me back to Catholicism both times I have been back in the Church for 5 years however recently took a short 4 month stint away towards Anglicanism but have again returned, and to stay this time , and I had forgotten just how technically minded some within fundamentalist sects can actually be, all while saying how much they love Catholics Thanks Mr McCarthy you opened my eyes nearly as much as your friend John MacArthur did a few years back when he proclaimed on the radio As a person who grew up Catholic and is now Evangelical, this was a great book to read It really outlines the differences between the two perspectives The book is kind of a downer though because it makes you realize that there is a long way to go before any kind of unity occurs.
This book is well done and completely worth the read My initial response to how each letter discussion begins, e.
g Dear John, I miss the long discussions we enjoyed when you lived nearby in Berkeley , was come on guys, just get to the discussion But, as the book goes on, those comments are actually kind of useful they remind us that the two authors are friends despite their theological differences Any sniping or shots in the book lack the personal rancor that might otherwise be suspected.
Overall, the arguments in the book are clearly presented on both sides, and followed up by useful conversation Though it does take the two a while to get to the fundamental distinction between Catholics and Protestants not just Evangelicals specifically In Letter 54 of 60 , the McCarthy the Evangelical writes Only when

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