Top Shelf: Understanding Catholicism (Review)


Leon Theophilus’s top shelf of books critiquing and explaining Roman Catholicism.

It is hard to overemphasize the extraordinary nature of recent developments within Catholicism. In the name of unity and peace, the Pope now prays with Orthodox, Protestants, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Animists from Africa, American Medicine men and other non-Christian leaders. And in the Protestant world we hear respected evangelical leaders minimizing those things that have historically divided Protestants and Catholics, even describing them as “petty differences”.1


Evangelizing Roman Catholics

Everyday Ministry

Jacko, a conscientious Christian, boarded his morning train to Uni and spotted Patrick (a Roman Catholic) sitting at the end of the carriage. It was Patrick’s book, peeping out of his backpack, which gave him away: an immaculate Jerusalem Bible, its pristine pages devoid of sweat from foraging fingers.