Ben Butera

Analyzing a Christian Tirade

When writing about Catholic Faith & Reason on the blogosphere, you might think the longest rants and tirades against such writings come from militant atheists. Many do, but from my experience, many also come from non-Catholic Christians. I normally do

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Bear Growls: Of Bears and Bibles

    Our bruin friend over at Saint Corbinian’s Bear gives a useful overview of Catholic Bibles: Recently, the Bear joined a Facebook Group called something like “Douay-Rheims Bible.” His first contribution was to note that St. Jerome started by

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Favorite Books of the Bible

    Since my parents purchased a Bible for me, at my request, for Christmas 1970, I have read a chapter from the New Testament and a chapter from the Old each night.  What a magnificent collection of books the

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Council of Jerusalem

A question arose yesterday in a thread, posed by Michael: I have a real question. Homosexuality, as a sin an abomination, is mentioned in Leviticus. That book, however, also says:  – disrespect of parents should be punishable by death  –

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WEDNESDAY EXTRA EDITION

The Miracle of Caring and Sharing – Mark Shea, National Catholic Register Permanent Deacons Taking Role Away From Priests – Father John Zuhlsdorf Infiltration Evangelization – Giuseppe Ambrose, The Three Bs Of All the Rutten Ideas (Tim Rutten of the

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