Articles tagged: early-church

11 Reasons the Authority of Christianity Is Centered on St. Peter and Rome

history

SPL Staff • December 19th, 2012

Listers, Bl. John Henry Newman said it best: "To be deep in history is to cease to be Protestant." History paints an overwhelming picture of St. Peter's apostolic ministry in Rome and this is confirmed by a multitude of different sources within the Early Church. Catholic Encyclopedia states, "In... Read More →

5 Reflections from the Early Church on Saints Peter and Paul

history Theology

SPL Staff • June 29th, 2012

Listers, on this Solemnity of St. Peter and Paul, it is important to reflect on what their martyrdom meant for the early church. Many modern day academics enjoy setting St. Peter and St. Paul in enmity with one another; however, the over emphasis of Galatians 2:11-14 by modern scholarship fails... Read More →

The Apostles Appointed Bishops: 9 Teachings from St. Clement AD 97

history Theology

SPL Staff • June 11th, 2012

Listers, the Early Church was the Early Catholic Church. First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians is an orthodox window into the infancy of the Church (AD 97) and particularly into the structure of the Church.1 The Early Church is not an ambiguous or mysterious time. It is a well recorded... Read More →

7 Facts: Holy Week and the Early Church

history

SPL Staff • April 4th, 2012

HOLY WEEK Holy Week is the week which precedes the great festival of the Resurrection on Easter Sunday, and which consequently is used to commemorate the Passion of Christ, and the event which immediately led up to it. In Latin is it called hebdomada major, or, less commonly,... Read More →
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