In his Commentaria In Ecclesiasticum, the seventeenth-century Scriptural commentator Cornelius a Lapide argues that Wisdom in the Sapiential Books is attributed to both Christ and the Blessed Virgin under the ratio of a final end, or the cause of causes...
Find footnotes and references by downloading the PDF version of this post. The Gospel of Matthew ends in a striking manner. The last recorded instruction that Jesus gives to his disciples is found in Mt 28:18-20. He says, “all authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples [...]
Find footnotes and references by downloading the PDF version of this post. Disputes between Protestants and Catholics over the nature of justification have led to a couple of serious problems in the Church. The first problem is that, in response to a barrage of objections, Catholics need to find ways to argue against the Protestant [...]
Find footnotes and references by downloading the PDF version of this post. Theologians occupy a unique position, and for those who have not studied theology, it can be difficult to understand the precise role that theologians play in the life of the Church. Theologians themselves might, in some cases, be confused about what exactly they [...]