Articles tagged: Kingdom

7 Introductory Catholic Thoughts on Machiavelli's The Prince

Philosophy

SPL Staff • March 8th, 2012

**Listers, the term Machiavellian is synonymous with cunning and unscrupulous political action. **The cultural reputation of Niccolo Machiavelli may be summed up in the fact that the term Old Nick stems directly from his name and is a term for the Devil. In general, Machiavelli is seen as the... Read More →

10 Biblical Reasons Christ Founded the Papacy

Theology

SPL Staff • August 11th, 2011

1. What type of kingdom did Christ intend to bring? Jesus Christ is a descendent of King David and is referred to as "Son of David" in Scripture.1 Christ's relation to King David is paramount in understanding the fulfillment of his covenant with God. King David was promised a descendent who... Read More →

13 Biblical Reasons St. Peter Was the "Prince of the Apostles"

Theology

SPL Staff • March 9th, 2011

Listers, "Prince of the Apostles" means that St. Peter held a certain primacy over the other eleven. Understanding St. Peter's unique position among the twelve and the unique ministries he exercised lays an excellent groundwork for a discussion of Christ's founding of the Papacy. While resources... Read More →
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