Roman Catholic Theology and Practice


Gregg Allison provides a summation of Roman Catholic theological foundations along with comparisons to evangelical theology based on his recent book Roman Catholic Theology and Practice: An Evangelical Assessment.

Recently a visitor at our church asked me about a proper approach to engaging in conversation with his Roman Catholic friends and colleagues. Should he focus on communicating the gospel, or should he target the differences between Catholic theology and Evangelical theology and show how Catholic doctrines like justification, Church tradition, and the Eucharist are wrong?

I encouraged him to focus on the gospel, as that is the ultimate need not only of Catholics, but of all people. However, presenting the gospel to Catholics in a clear and convincing way is aided by an understanding of Catholic theology and practice, which is quite different from the faith that we Evangelicals embrace and live…Read the full article on the Covenantal Thoughts website.