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Fullness of the Truth Pt. 7: Bibliography

Fullness of the Truth Pt. 7: Bibliography

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Works Cited/Suggested Resources

How the Natural Law Lead Me to the Catholic Church

Sola Fide Resources

Primary Resources on sola fide:

  1. Sola Gratia, Solo Christo: The Roman Catholic Doctrine of Justification by Dr. Richard White
  2. Paul, a New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline Theology by Brant Pitre (Author), Michael P. Barber (Author), John A. Kincaid (Author), Michael J. Gorman. Especially chapter 5.
  3. Engrafted in Christ by Dr. Christopher Malloy
  4. Paul’s “Works of the Law” in the Perspective of Second-Century Reception by Matthew J. Thomas
  5. Sola Salus. Fides Catholic N.2 2008. Dr. Christopher Malloy paper on justification issues with Luther and Catholicism.
  6. Dr. Brant Pitre. Mass Readings Explained. Weekly scripture reflections on Catholic Productions website.
  7. Catechism of the Catholic Church. Especially sections 1997-2029.
  8. Grace & justification: an evangelicals guide to Catholic beliefs by Stephen Wood
  9. St. Augustine: On Faith and Works, On Nature and Grace, On Grace and Free Will, and On the Spirit and the Letter.
  10. Dr. Michael Barber’s contribution to Four Views on the Role of Works at the Final Judgment (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology)
  11. Does the Bible Teach Sola Fide? By Dr. Bryan Cross. Called to Communion website.
  12. Did the Council of Trent Contradict the Second Council of Orange? Dr. Byran Cross. Called to Communion website.
  13. Three Ways of the Interior Life by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange

See Also:

  • Janz, D. (1983). Luther and late medieval Thomism: A study in theological anthropology. Waterloo, Ont., Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. loc. 258
  • Surprised by Scripture, John Bergsma
  • A Lutheran’s Case for Roman Catholicism, Robert Koons
  • (2019). Salvation: What every Catholic should know. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.
  • Salvifici Doloris encyclical by Pope John Paul II
  • Paul and the Gift by John Barclay
  • Thomas Aquinas works
  • Council of Orange
  • Council of Trent
  • Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott
  • Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange book on grace and several other pertinent works.
  • Pohle-Preuss Manual of Dogmatic Theology – Complete set of 12 Volumes in Six Books. Especially volume on Grace.
  • Catholic Encyclopedia (New Advent)

Sola Scriptura Resrouces:

Authority of Church Resources

  • Visible Unity – A calling of Christ for the Church by Eric Robinson
  • The Gift of Infallibility by Reverend James T. O’Connor
  • Declaration in Defense of the Catholic Doctrine on the Church Against Certain Errors of the Present Day. Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. (1974)
  • International Theological Commission
  • Cathecism of the Catholic Church especially sections 74-100, 857-870
  • An Essay On the Development of Christian Doctrine by John Henry Newman
  • Dei Verbum
  • Lumen Gentium
  • International Theological Commission Catholic Teaching on Apostolic Succession
  • Surprised by Scripture, John Bergsma
  • Jesus the Bridegroom: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, Brant Pitre
  • Teaching with Authority: How to Cut through Doctrinal Confusion & Understand What the Church Really Says by Jimmy Akin
  • Lofton, Michael. Understanding the Magisterium.

Eric Ybarra’s Book Recommendations on the Papacy 1

  • The Shepherd and the Rock by Miller, J. Michael
  • Documents illustrating Papal Authority by Edward Giles
  • On the Church: Select Treaties (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press)
  • The Letters of St. Leo the Great edited by Phillip Schaff and Henry Wace
  • The Works of St. Opatus (Against the Donatists)
  • Communio: Church and Papacy in Early Christianity by Ludwig Hertling
  • The Church and the Papacy by Trevor Gervase Jalland
  • Infallibility by Rev. Vincent McNabb
  • The Gift of Infallibility by James O Connor
  • The Papacy and the Orthodox by A. Edward Siecienski

Modern Catholic Theologians to Follow

Scripture Commentary

  • Aquinas commentary on scriptures
  • Catena Aurea by Thomas Aquinas
  • Ante Nicene Fathers collection Verbum
  • Kelly Ancient Fathers collection
  • Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture | CCSS: New Testament Series (17 vols.)
  • Ignatius Study Bible

Systematic Theology

Modern Media Catholic Theology Resources

  • The Sacred Page blog:
  • Reason and Theology YouTube Channel
  • Intellectual Conservatism YouTube Channel
  • Pat Flynn Podcast
  • Classical Theism Podcast
  • Pints With Aquinas
  • St. Paul Center for Theology videos and talks
  • Catholic Productions website: Brant Pitre talks and his Mass Readings Explained series. Also many great talks/lecture series by him and other theologians.
  • Augustine Institute Lectio Series of Bible studies

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