Tag Archives: eschatology

Purgatory Pickle Redux

A fellow by the name of Charles recently commented on an old purgatory post of mine that has long since sunken below the horizon. He says: “Why do Catholics use 1 Corinthians 3:10-15 to prove Purgatory? It couldn’t be plainer in the text that the fire will reveal all works on ‘the Day’. The Day […]

Christian Bereavement

Apropos in light of the pope’s passing: “The faith of Christ teaches more than courage in the face of death. Our attitude to death is transformed. As we come to a more intimate experience of the reality of God, we may enter into the overcoming power and strength of the great words of Christ, ‘I […]

Protestant Defends Purgatory

Those following the discussion about purgatory, might find this Musings of a Pertinacious Papist post interesting. "Jerry L. Walls is not a Catholic. He is professor of philosophy and religion at Asbury Theological Seminary, a conservative evangelical Methodist seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He teaches an annual C.S. Lewis seminar, which is one of the school's […]

Saved/Judged as the Body?

Michael Gallaugher, of Christian Conservative, asks the following question. Nearly all people of faith believe their fate before God will depend largely upon our individual lives. However, some people believe the judgement awaiting us in the next life will not only be weighed against our lives as individuals, but the fruit of the broader culture […]

Holy Cow!

In a bizarre bid to bring about the Apocalypse, a group of over-zealous Christians are trying to breed and then sacrafice a pure red cow. I’m not sure why anyone would believe they could force the hand of God. Attempting to force the hand of someone will great power over you, however benevolent, doesn’t strike […]