Category «Book Reviews»

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 Sacraments

The Sacraments by Fr. Mike Driscoll “explains the mysteries of these powerful gifts from God, defends the Catholic understanding and administration of them, and shows how to receive them with the disposition needed to make the most of their effects. Overall, this booklet was a good collection of information regarding the Sacraments and explaining them …

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 …

Book Review: Hitler’s Cross

Before I begin, I need to give two disclaimers. First, I received this book free from Moody Publishers in exchange for my honest review. Second, this post contains affiliate links which simply means that if you make a purchase on Amazon after clicking one of the links, I will receive a tiny commission at no …

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 …

Book Review: The Bible

The Bible is yet another book by Trent Horn that I read for the 20 Answers Challenge. The booklet “offers a truly Catholic perspective on Scripture…It also takes on challenges from skeptics…” This is yet another great resource for Catholic apologetics. Horn addressed a wide span of topics including what actually comprises the Bible, how Scripture …

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: Death & Judgment

This is one of the books from the 20 Answers Challenge.  We come back to a book written by Trent Horn, Death & Judgment.  The booklet explores “the last things that await us, including purgatory, heaven and hell, and the resurrection of our bodies, as well as the end times and renewal of all creation.” …