The Vatican 'Lettergate' scandal came to a head on Saturday when the Holy See, under pressure from the media and conservatives, released a full text by former Pope Benedict that before was cited only selectively.
The Vatican Secretariat for Communication, which had come under sharp criticism all week for blurring part of a photograph of the letter and for withholding another section, said in a statement there had been 'no intent of censorship'.
This fairly short article answers all the books that Catholics have on theology
Mike Gendron wrote: Contents
â€¢ 1 Roman Catholics, Mormons and Jehovah Witnesses â€¢ 1.1 1) Preach Another Jesus â€¢ 1.2 2) Baptism Necessary for Salvation â€¢ 1.3 3) Membership Necessary for Salvation â€¢ 1.4 4) Works Necessary for Salvation â€¢ 1.5 5) Death of Christ Insufficient â€¢ 1.6 6) Leaders Claim Supreme Authority â€¢ 1.7 7) Sole Interpreters of Scripture â€¢ 1.8 8) Essential Christian Doctrines Denied or Redefined
--[URL=http://tinyurl.com/z2fu7j2]]]http://tinyurl.com/z2fu7j2 (Roman Catholics, Mormons and Jehovah Witnesses)[/URL]
Doug Kutilek wrote: "Pious, ignorant men had regarded the text of the Vulgate as sacred, and probably inspired. Read it intelligently they could not, but they had made the language into an idol, and they were filled with horrified amazement when they found in page after page that Erasmus had anticipated modern criticism, correcting the text, introducing various readings, and retranslating passages from the Greek into a new version. He had altered a word from the Lord's Prayer. Horror of horrors! He had changed the translation of the mystic Logos from Verbum into Sermo, to make people understand what Logos meant. (Ibid., p. 234)"
Substitute "English" for "Latin" and "King James Version" for "Vulgate" in the above quotes, and one needs very little imagination to see how precisely these remarks, first of Erasmus, then More, and finally of Froude, address the present English Bible translation controversy, and fully answer the antagonists in our day who object to any and every kind of revision,...
excerpt from, [URL=http://tinyurl.com/nzozgvc]]]Erasmus, His Greek Text and His Theology[/URL]
Remember [URL=http://tinyurl.com/hgsvaj4]]]http://tinyurl.com/hgsvaj4 (...the King James Version a â€˜Roman Catholic Bibleâ€™)[/URL]
Rome Is The Custodian Of The Critical Text There are two copies of those Bibles in existence, A and B. The Codex Sinaiticus and the Codex Vaticanus. And where are they? They are in the custodial care of Rome. Now almost all of our revisions, of recent years in particular, come through that stream. And that necessitates this comment: There is the false and the true streams of manuscripts. And either our manuscripts come through the false stream or the correct one, or the approved stream or manuscripts."
Frank Logsdon Repudiates the NASB Frank Logsdon was asked two questions about the Bible version issue and used the occasion to explain why he finally rejected the Critical Text and repented of his involvement in the creation of the New American Standard Version in 1960. Above is an audio recording of the lecture.
Frank Logsdon was asked two questions about the Bible version issue and used the occasion to explain why he finally rejected the Critical Text and repented of his involvement in the creation of the NASB
"Please tell us why we should use the Authorized Version and why the New American Standard is not a good version, and the background from which it came." "..