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Book Review: The Eucharist

The Eucharist by Trent Horn “lays out the biblical evidence for Christ’s Real Presence, explains how the Church understands and administers the sacrament of Holy Communion, and helps you deepen your own appreciation for this most precious sign of CHrist’s enduring presence in the world.” This is another book from the 20 Answers Challenge from …

Book Review: The Papacy

The Papacy by Jim Blackburn “explains how the papacy is not only biblical and historical but essential for preserving Christian unity of belief.” Each question in this booklet is answered solidly by Blackburn with support from a number of sources including both Scripture and writings throughout Church history. Despite using a lot of quotes, I felt …

20 Answers Challenge Final Reflection

20 Answers Challenge

I officially completed the 20 Answers Challenge yesterday! I have thoroughly enjoyed this challenge, and I am going to talk about the last four books I read and share my thoughts on the challenge as a whole. Last Books The last four books I read were Divorce & Remarriage by Trent Horn, Faith & Science …

Book Review: Scripture and Tradition

This Lent and Easter Season, I took on the Catholic Answers challenge. As I mentioned in the original post, I was recommending it without reading the books. I felt it was only fair to share my thoughts on the books as I read them (and amend my recommendation if necessary).  Scripture and Tradition by Jim Blackburn …

20 Answer Update #4

I am still working my way through the 20 Answers Challenge from Catholic Answers. Since my last update, I have finished 4 more books. Note I have been working on writing slightly longer reviews on these books, and I will be sharing them in the coming weeks. I try to make it a point to …

20 Answers Update #3

As I’ve mentioned several times, I am participating in the 20 Answers Challenge Challenge from Catholic Answers. Since my last update, I have finished 5 more books. As I’ve been looking through different sources, some seem to say that the 20 Answers Challenge was just for Lent and other say it was for the Lenten …

Book Review: Salvation by Jimmy Akin

Salvation was written by a former Protestant, Jimmy Akin.  The booklet says it will share “the beautiful story of how God calls us out of sin, justifies us, makes us holy, and leads us to everlasting life with him.” Akin does a great job addressing questions on a complex topic in a very accessible way. …

20 Answers Challenge Update #2

Right before Lent began, I shared that I was taking the 20 Answers Challenge from Catholic Answers. The goal is to read all 20 books in the series by the end of the Easter Season. Since I’ve last written, I’ve completed three more books: The Bible, Scripture and Tradition, and The Papacy. Overview I really enjoyed …