Theological Liberalism and Modernism

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
(Hyper-linked)

MODERNISM, DISSENT, AND APATHY IN THE CHURCH

HIGHER CRITICISM OF HOLY SCRIPTURE

GOD: NONSENSE, HERESY, AND BLASPHEMY

RADICAL FEMINISM

SEXUAL LIBERALISM, ABORTION, CONTRACEPTION

MODERNISM, DISSENT, AND APATHY IN THE CHURCH

"Why Doesn't Pope John Paul II DO Something About the Modernist Dissenters in the Catholic Church?" 39K

"Why Don't Catholics Read Their Bibles?" 36K

Is a Catholic at Liberty to Selectively Choose Which Catholic Dogmas He Will Abide By? 36K

Brian Tierney: Inveterate Enemy of Papal "Tyranny" and Infallibility 76K

The Modernist, Secularist Historicism of Raymond Brown and Brian Tierney (including lengthy citations from St. Thomas Aquinas on papal infallibility, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Msgr. George A. Kelly, and Protestants J. Gresham Machen and Os Guinness on Liberalism) 94K

Dollinger's, Liberal & Old Catholics', and Tim Enloe's "Semi- Historical Positivism" & Rejection of Papal Infallibility / Cardinal Newman's Critique (Dave Armstrong vs. Tim Enloe, with Extensive Newman Citation)

Dialogue: Definitions of Christian and Christianity (Dave Armstrong vs. Sogn Mill-Scout) 30K

Dialogue: Sins and Sinners in the Catholic Church 53K

Conscience: the Catholic Church's (and Newman's) View 32K

Dialogue: The "Traditionalist" Disdain for the Second Vatican Council: Is it Consistent With Catholic Tradition? Is it Binding on All Catholics? (With Copious References, and a Discussion of the Infallibility and Sublime Authority of Conciliar and Papal Decrees and Pronouncements) 189K

Protestant Contra-Catholic Revisionist History: Pope St. Pius X and Cardinal Newman's Alleged "Modernism" (Dave Armstrong vs. David T. King) 94K

Dialogue on Theological Liberalism, Jesus' Knowledge, and the Nature of the Ostensibly Historical Passages of Scripture -- with citations from the encyclicals of Popes St. Pius X and Benedict XV -- (Dave Armstrong vs. Dr. Edward Hamilton) 95K

Challenges For Self-Described "Progressive / Liberal Catholic" Joe ("jcecil3")

Needed Corrective of a Good Man Who Has Gotten Legalistic About Certain Catholic Moral Teachings (Stephen Hand) (+ BlogBack Comments)

Stephen Hand's Bizarre Flip-Flops Concerning Critics of His Integrism, and Other Ludicrous Double Standards

Karl Keating and Christopher Blosser: Catholic Apologetics IS Important / Stephen Hand: MOST of it Stinks

"Hand Full of Insults": Stephen Hand's Public Personal Attacks on "War Bloggers" (Documented)

Pro-Abortionists Joseph Gerson and the AFSC, Dr. Carol Wolman, the "Seamless Robe," and Stephen Hand

On Actual "Obsessions", "Angsts", and "Tormented Consciences" (Aka "Slight of Hand" Dept.) (Part Two | Part Three | Addendum) [Stephen Hand's Legalistic Integrism] (I. Shawn McElhinney)

"NeoCaths" and Old Liberal Nonsense: Challenges to Fr. Joseph O'Leary's Trashing of Orthodox Catholic Apologetics

EXTERNAL LINKS

What's Right With the Catholic Church Today?  (Catholic Faith Symposium)
THE CENTER IS HOLDING (Brian W. Harrison)
Cafeteria Catholics (Paul A. Duffner)
Conservative Bishops, Liberal Results (James Hitchcock)
Comments on Richard McBrien's Catholicism (William G. Most)
Theology According to Richard McBrien (Ronald J. Rychlak)
Catholic Dissidents (Mary Jo Anderson)
Inside Call to Action (Mary Jo Anderson)
How the Church and American Society Have Changed Since 1968 (James Hitchcock)
Dissent in the Church (The Obedience of a Good Catholic) (Robert Levis)
The Retreat of Liberation Theology (Edward A. Lynch)
Doctrinal Commentary on the Professio Fidei (Various Levels of Assent to Church Teaching) (Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger)
Summary of Categories of Belief in Professio Fidei (Colin B. Donavan)
Criticizing John Paul II (Theological Dissent) (James V. Schall, S.J.)
Catholic Encyclopedia: MODERNISM
Fides et Ratio (On the Relationship Between Faith and Reason) (1998) (Pope John Paul II)
Papal Errors in the Ordinary Magisterium? (Regis Scanlon)
On Halsall's Syllabus of Papal and Magisterial Errors: A Defense of the Authority of the Magisterium (Luke Wadel)
Catholic Encyclopedia: GALLICANISM
How Dissent Became "Institutionalized" in the Church in America (Kenneth D. Whitehead)
Modernism: Then and Now (John Young)
Ignorance: Invincible and Vincible (James Akin)
The Crisis of Faith  (Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.)
TEILHARDISM AND THE NEW RELIGION (Brian W. Harrison)
Retrieving Rahner for Orthodox Catholicism (Mark Lowery)
THE SUBVERSION OF LUMEN GENTIUM (James Hitchcock)
The Renewal of Vatican II: Distractions and Distortions  (Douglas Bushman)
ARE WE BALKANIZING CATHOLIC WORSHIP?  (Helen Hull Hitchcock)
VANDALIZING CHURCHES (James Hitchcock)
Americanism: Then and Now (Russell Shaw)

HIGHER CRITICISM OF HOLY SCRIPTURE

Refutation of Atheists' Alleged Biblical "Contradictions" Concerning Salvation and Supposed Annihilationism and Universalism (Dave Armstrong vs. Dr. Ted Drange) 138K

Dialogue on the Documentary Theory of Biblical Authorship (JEPD) and of Dissenting Liberal Hermeneutics Generally 55K

Examination of Atheist Bible Scholarship and Exegesis 41K

Dialogue on Theological Liberalism, Jesus' Knowledge, and the Nature of the Ostensibly Historical Passages of Scripture -- with citations from the encyclicals of Popes St. Pius X and Benedict XV -- (Dave Armstrong vs. Dr. Edward Hamilton) 95K

A Satire on the Modernist Distortion of Jesus' Human Nature and Denigration of the Reliability of Holy Scripture 21K

Jesus' "Three Days and Three Nights" in the Tomb: Is it a Biblical Contradiction? 8K

Alleged "Bible Contradictions" (blog; see also additional comments on BlogBack)

Reply to "The Problem of Pain and the Egomania of the Psalms" (Dave Armstrong vs. Ed Babinski [agnostic])

Second Reply to Agnostic Ed Babinski on the Supposed Irrationality and Immorality of the Psalms and the Christian Worldview (Dave Armstrong vs. Ed Babinski)

How and Why Discussions With Agnostics and Atheists Often (Sadly) Collapse / The Many Logical Fallacies of Ed Babinski and Friends
(Was [and occasionally still touches upon]: Discussion on the Psalms) (Dave Armstrong vs. Ed Babinski and Pals) 92K

Round III With Ed Babinski On Profound Christian Ignorance, and Every Subject Under the Sun Except the Topic (The Psalms)

Postscript to Dialogue With Agnostic Ed Babinski on the Psalms, Etc.: Ed's Attempt to Enlist an Ancient Near East Scholar in Support Backfires (Dr. James Roger Black vs. Ed Babinski; compiled and additional commentary by Dave Armstrong) 46K

Silent Night (a "progressive" theological and agnostic re-interpretation and critical commentary)

EXTERNAL LINKS

Crisis in Scripture Studies (William G. Most)
Critique of the Documentary Theory (William G. Most)
Traditional Catholic Scholars vs. Raymond Brown's Theories (Henry V. King)
Vatican II on Biblical Inerrancy and the Historicity of the Gospels ("Matt 1618")
Is Scripture Full of Errors? (William G. Most )
On Bible "Errors" and "Contradictions" (Luke Wadel)
"Contradictions" of the Bible (Luke Wadel & William G. Most)
Is There Error in the Bible? (Peter P. Dobrowski)
The Bible: Free From All Error (Fathers' Views; compiled by Joe Gallegos)
Objections (Replies to alleged Bible contradictions)
Destroying the Bible (John Young)
Contemporary Catholic Biblical Scholarship: Certitudes or Hypotheses? (Msgr. Michael J. Wrenn)
Historical-Critical Scripture Studies and the Catholic Faith (Michael Waldstein)
Kulturkampf and the Gospel (John Beaumont)
Index to Biblical "Contradictions"
Catholic Encyclopedia: BIBLICAL CRITICISM (HIGHER)
Catholic Encyclopedia: HISTORICAL CRITICISM
Catholic Encyclopedia: BIBLICAL CRITICISM (TEXTUAL)
Are the Biblical Documents Reliable? (Jimmy Williams)
Manuscript Evidence for the Bible (Ron Rhodes)
Are the Gospels Mythical? (Rene Girard)
Gospel Debate (Historicity) (Antonio Gaspari)
Historicity of the Gospels (Pontifical Bible Commission)
Gospels Controversy (Dating and Authorship) (Robert Moynihan)
The Gnostic Gospels: Are They Authentic? (Douglas Groothuis)
Catholic Encyclopedia: MANUSCRIPTS OF THE BIBLE
Catholic Encyclopedia: DELUGE
Modern Biblical Scholarship: Friend or Foe?  (James Hitchcock)
The New American Bible: Is It Good for Catholics? (Ben Douglass and Jacob Michael)
Genesis is a Book (Documentary Hypothesis) (Jeremy Holmes)
NEO-PATRISTIC EXEGESIS TO THE RESCUE  (John F. McCarthy)
Response to a Form-Critical Interpretation of the First Four Days of Creation (John F. McCarthy)
The Literal Sense of Genesis 1:1-5: The First Day of Creation (John F. McCarthy)
CONTRADICTIONS IN SCRIPTURE? (Brian W. Harrison)
A NEO-PATRISTIC REPLY TO THE HISTORICAL-CRITICAL QUESTION(John F. McCarthy)
A WAYWARD TURN IN BIBLICAL THEORY (Raymond Brown) (Msgr. George A. Kelly)

GOD: NONSENSE, HERESY, AND BLASPHEMY

A Satire on the Modernist Distortion of Jesus' Human Nature and Denigration of the Reliability of Holy Scripture 21K

Dialogue on The Last Temptation of Christ and the Responsibility of Moviemakers to be Historically and Theologically Accurate + Christian Filmmaker's Creed (Dave Armstrong and Stanley D. Williams) 89K

Dialogue on Theological Liberalism, Jesus' Knowledge, and the Nature of the Ostensibly Historical Passages of Scripture -- with citations from the encyclicals of Popes St. Pius X and Benedict XV -- (Dave Armstrong vs. Dr. Edward Hamilton) 95K

Mary's Knowledge About Jesus' Divinity (and Jesus' Own Knowledge) 12K

Silent Night (a "progressive" theological and agnostic re-interpretation and critical commentary)

EXTERNAL LINKS

The Corrected Jesus (i.e., the Jesus Seminar folks; Richard B. Hays)
Who Does the Jesus Seminar Really Speak For? (Craig L. Blomberg)
Critics Turn Up the Heat on the Jesus Seminar (John Burger)
The "Geezer" [Jesus] Seminar has few to Pass on the Truth (Benjamin D. Wiker)
An Ignorant Jesus? (William G. Most)
The Double Consciousness of Christ (Bertrand de Margerie)
The Human Knowledge of Christ (John O'Connell)
From Easter To Valentinus (William Lane Craig; refutation of skeptical theories about Jesus' Resurrection)
The Last Temptation of Christ Denied (Bob and Gretchen Passantino)
The Last Temptation of Christ: An Essay in Film Criticism and Faith (Steve Greydanus)

RADICAL FEMINISM

Gender Roles, Male Priests, Equality, and Feminism 21K

The Pope on Womens' Role and Rights 11K

EXTERNAL LINKS

Does the Bible Support the Feminist "Goddess"? (Mark Brumley)
Satanism, Witchcraft, and Church Feminists (Robert Eady)
Why God is Father and Not Mother (Mark Brumley)
THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT CATHOLIC FEMINISM  (John F. McCarthy)
FEMINISTS INVADE THE PRESBYTERIUM / DAMNING THE CATECHISM WITH FAINT PRAISE  (John F. McCarthy)

SEXUAL LIBERALISM, ABORTION, CONTRACEPTION

Reflections on the Tragic Results of the Sexual Revolution 68K

Dialogue: Is Premarital Sex Wrong? (Dave Armstrong vs. C. Jack Elliott) 36K

Clerical Celibacy: The Biblical Rationale  11K

Clerical Celibacy and the Principle of Asceticism in Catholicism (Louis Bouyer) 21K

Dialogue on Clerical Celibacy 41K

Dialogue on Contraception 69K

Dialogue: Annulment vs. Divorce (Dave Armstrong and William Klimon) 75K

EXTERNAL LINKS

The Ex Cathedra Status of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Brian W. Harrison)
Contraception: Fatal to the Faith (John A. Hardon, S.J.)
Kinsey and the Sexual Revolution (E. Michael Jones)

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Compiled by Dave Armstrong. Thorough URL Revision: 5 March 2004. Updated: 11 August 2005.