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Crossing the Tiber : evangelical Protestants discover the historical church

Author: Stephen K Ray
Publisher: San Francisco, [Calif.] : Ignatius Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Catholic apologetic book, by Stephen Ray contain an extensive compilation of biblical and patristic quotations and commentary on the issues of Baptism and the Eucharist, as well as a thorough analysis of sola scriptura and tradition.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Stephen K Ray; Janet Ray; Janet Ray; Stephen K Ray
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen K Ray
ISBN: 0898705770 9780898705775
OCLC Number: 36632068
Description: 284 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Our conversion --
Our inherited protestant roots --
Why we chose Christianity --
The foundation of our Evangelicalism --
Our thinking begins to shift --
Our Evangelical foundations begin to crumble --
Sola Scriptura and private interpretation of the Bible bring disunity --
Scripture, tradition, and the canon of scripture --
Our struggle with other "Catholic issues" --
We begin to discover the one, holy, Catholic, and Apostolic church --
Should we accept church authority? --
The next important crossroads: Catholic or Orthodox? --
The final stages of our journey --
Our first move is toward the Eastern Orthodox churches --
We take the plunge --
The dawn of a new year --
We finally come home on Pentecost Sunday, 1994 --
Concluding remarks --
Introduction: the origins of baptism --
Baptism as taught in scripture --
Baptism as taught by the fathers --
Baptism as taught in current church teaching --
Conclusion: a few comments and observations --
Introduction --
The Eucharist as taught in scripture --
The Eucharist as taught by the fathers --
The Eucharist in current church teaching --
Summary --
John Henry Cardinal Newman on the Eucharist --
The real presence: a short history of the resistance --
Conclusion: a few comments and observations.
Responsibility: Stephen K. Ray.

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A Catholic apologetic book, by Stephen Ray contain an extensive compilation of biblical and patristic quotations and commentary on the issues of Baptism and the Eucharist, as well as a thorough analysis of sola scriptura and tradition.
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