Apostolic Tradition: Oral or Written? An Examination of 2 Thessalonians 2:15

Thomas Cartwright Confutation of the Rhemists’ Interpretation of 2 Thessalonians 2:15 pp. 530-534. Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle. (2 Thessalonians 2:15) Upon this, that the Apostle affirmeth that he gave the Thessalonians some things by word, and some things by epistle to… Read More Apostolic Tradition: Oral or Written? An Examination of 2 Thessalonians 2:15

2. Rise and Progress of Ecclesiastical Supremacy

J.A. Wylie Book I. History of the Papacy. Chapter II. Rise and Progress of Ecclesiastical Supremacy. The first pastors of the Roman Church aspired to no rank above their brethren.[1] The labours in which they occupied themselves were the same as those of the ordinary ministers of the gospel. As pastors, they watched with affectionate… Read More 2. Rise and Progress of Ecclesiastical Supremacy

The Authority of the Early Church Fathers

This article is a synopsis of the second book in “A Treatise Concerning the Right Use of the Fathers” by Jean Daillé (1594-1670). Click here to read Part 1: The Relevance of the Church Fathers Today. The primary question Daillé’s second book addresses is “Whether adducing the Fathers be a sufficient and proper means for demonstrating the… Read More The Authority of the Early Church Fathers