Tuesday, May 20, 2008

"Biblical Evidence" and Exegetical Series: Collection of 200+ Papers (by Dave Armstrong)


Gutenberg (Catholic) Bible of 1455


Clarification On What I Consider "Biblical Evidence"

Related Books (My Own):

Bible Proofs for Catholic Truths
A Biblical Defense of Catholicism
Bible Conversations: Catholic-Protestant Dialogues on the Bible, Tradition, & Salvation
More Biblical Evidence for Catholicism
The One-Minute Apologist
The Catholic Verses: 95 Bible Passages That Confound Protestants
The New Catholic Answer Bible


Bible and Tradition


Calvinist Controversies

Charismatic Movement

Christology / Theology of God

Jesus is God: Biblical Proofs

Orthodox Catholic Christology: A Theological Primer

Christological Potpourri: Jesus' Soul, His Omnipresence, & "Worship" of the Father

The Holy Trinity: Biblical Proofs

Is God in Time? (vs. John W. Loftus)

Biblical Evidence Against Monothelitism (the Heresy of Denying That Jesus Had Both a Human Will and a Divine Will)

Jesus Ascended to Heaven in His Own Power; He Was Not Merely "Assumed" Solely By God the Father's Power (As Enoch, Elijah, and Mary Were)

Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart Devotions: Some Biblical Indications in Harmony With Them

Biblical Evidence for Anthropopathism and God Condescending to Human Limitations of Understanding

Prayer to Jesus in the NT / Prayer to All Three Persons in the Trinity (Perichoresis / Circumincession)

Could Jesus Have Possibly Sinned or Succumbed to Temptation?

Tempting God and the Impeccability of Jesus: God the Son

Jesus Had "Offspring"? (Isaiah 53:10)

The Church (Ecclesiology)



Development of Doctrine


Ethical Issues

God (Goodness of)





Jews, Old Testament, and Christianity

Liturgy (Formal)

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Mary, the Blessed Virgin

Biblical Overview: The Blessed Virgin Mary

Catholic Marian Doctrines: A Brief Biblical Primer

The Imitation of Mary

"All Have Sinned . . . " (Mary?)

A Straightforward Biblical Argument For the Sinlessness of Mary

Biblical Argument (From Analogy and Plausibility) For the Immaculate Conception of Mary

Biblical Evidence for the Patristic Analogy of Mary as the Ark of the (New) Covenant

Did Jesus Renounce Marian Veneration? (Lk 11:27-28)

"Why Do Catholics 'Pray to Mary'?"

Biblical Evidence for the Perpetual Virginity of Mary

Biblical Argument for the Perpetual Virginity of Mary By Analogy to "Holy Ground"

Was Mary Ignorant About Who Jesus Was? Reply to a Misguided "Biblical" Argument

Luke 1:28 (Full of Grace) and the Immaculate Conception: Linguistic and Exegetical Considerations

Dialogue on the Exegesis of Luke 1:28 ("Full of Grace"), and the Immaculate Conception (vs. Ken Temple)

Replies to Protestants' Alleged Biblical Disproofs of the Perpetual Virginity of Mary (vs. Ken Temple)

Dialogue on Supposed Biblical Disproofs of the Perpetual Virginity of Mary: Round Two (+ Part Two / Part Three) (vs. Ken Temple)

Dialogue on Supposed Biblical Disproofs of the Perpetual Virginity of Mary: Round Three (vs. Ken Temple)

Biblical Evidence for Creatures Extending the Comfort, Peace, and Strength (Etc.) of God (Implications for Mariology and the Communion of Saints)

A Biblical and Theological Primer on Mary Mediatrix

Human, Pauline, and Marian Distribution of Divine Graces: Not an "Unbiblical" Notion After All?

Dialogue on the Biblical Analogies to the Concept of Mary Mediatrix (vs. Robert Bowman)

Biblical Evidence Concerning Alleged Marian Excesses by Pope Benedict XVI, the Immaculate Heart of Mary Devotion, and Mary Mediatrix 

The Blessed Virgin Mary as the "Spouse of the Holy Spirit": Biblical Analogies and Evidences

Papacy and Infallibility

50 New Testament Proofs for Petrine Primacy and the Papacy

Reply to a Critique of my 50 New Testament Proofs for Petrine Primacy and the Papacy (vs. Jason Engwer)

Second Refutation of the Reductio ad Absurdum Argument for a "Pauline Papacy" (vs. Jason Engwer)

Inspired Prophets as a Biblical Analogy to Papal Infallibility

Dialogue: Is St. Paul Superior to St. Peter?

Reflections on the Papacy: The Primacy of St. Peter and Biblical Evidences

Biblical Support for the Terms Holy Father and Vicar of Christ, as Applied to Popes

The Biblical, Primitive Papacy: St. Peter the "Rock": Scholarly Opinion (Mostly Protestant)

The Biblical, Primitive Papacy: St. Peter & the "Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven": Scholarly Opinion (Mostly Protestant) (+ Part II)

Biblical Evidence for Papal and Church Infallibility

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Sacraments and Sacramentalism



A Fictional Dialogue on the Real Presence in the Eucharist

Lack of Faith in the Substantial, Physical Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist as Parallel to Doubting Thomas & the Disciples Who Forsook Jesus (Jn 6)

Biblical Evidence for the Distribution of One Species in Holy Communion

Counter-Reply to a Protestant Take on John 6 and the Eucharist (vs. C. Michael Patton)

John 6 (Eucharist): the Plausibility of Literal Interpretation, Based on Extensive Analogical Cross-Referencing and Insufficient Counter-Arguments

Biblical Evidence For Salvation Through Baptism and the Eucharist

Biblical Overview: The Sacrifice of the Mass

Comparative Exegesis of Hebrews 8 / Sacrifice of the Mass (vs. James White)

Biblical Evidence for Congregational Participation in Offering and Re-Presenting the One Sacrifice of Christ at Calvary, at the Catholic Mass

Biblical Analogies Related to Eucharistic Adoration and the Sacrifice of the Mass

The Sacrifice of the Mass: Additional Arguments for its Permissibility and Plausibility from Scripture Alone and Analogy

St. Paul Calls Himself a Priest & Uses "Sacerdotal" Thought Categories (More Biblical Evidence for a New Covenant Priesthood & Sacrifice of the Mass)

Biblical Evidence for the Special Presence of God in Physical Objects Prior to the Incarnation (Analogy to and Precursor of Eucharistic Real Presence)

Passover in Judaism: "Past Events Become Present Today" (Analogy to the Sacrifice of the Mass) / "Remember" in Scripture

On the Nature of Idolatry and Whether it Resides Primarily in the Heart

Is the Mass Equivalent to Golden Calf Worship?






The Sarxon Fallacy, Refuted (Counter-Satire of an Evangelical Spoof of Catholic Eucharistic Beliefs)

The Thief on the Cross (Are Sacraments Unnecessary?)

Saints, Communion of

Dialogue With a Baptist Pastor on Relics (vs. Ken Temple)

Biblical Evidence for Creatures Extending the Comfort, Peace, and Strength (Etc.) of God (Implications for Mariology and the Communion of Saints)

Biblical Evidence for Communication From God and Ghosts (?) in Dreams

Dead Saints: Are They Playing Harps on Clouds or Interceding for Us?

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Salvation, Justification, Etc. (Soteriology)

A Fictional Dialogue on Justification and Salvation

What is the Gospel?

The Biblical Evidence for Original Sin

More "Catholic Verses" and Biblical Defenses of Catholicism: On Sanctification as Part of Salvation, and Merit and "Doing Something For Salvation"

Biblical Evidence for Infused Justification [now available only in my book, The One-Minute Apologist]

Biblical Evidence for Human Distribution of Grace and Salvation

Grace Alone (Sola Gratia): Perfectly Acceptable Biblical and Catholic Teaching (Rightly Understood)

St. Paul's Teaching on the Organic Relationship of Grace / Faith and Works / Action / Obedience (Collection of 50 Pauline Passages)

Biblical Evidence for Annihilation of Sin (Infused Justification) as Opposed to Mere Forensic, External, Legal Declarations of Justification

Biblical Evidence for the Nature of Saving Faith (Including Assent, Trust, Hope, Works, Obedience, and Sanctification)

Biblical Evidence for God Sharing His Glory With His Creatures

Monergism as a Characteristic of Initial Justification: Documented from Trent, Vatican I, and The Catechism of the Catholic Church

Explicit Biblical Evidence of Men Helping to Save Themselves or Participating in Their Own Salvation (Which is Always Enabled by God's Grace)

Biblical Evidence For Merit and "Quantifiable" Grace

"There is One Mediator" (1 Timothy 2:5): Does This Rule Out "Mini-Mediators"?

Dialogue on Justification in James

"The Prayer of a Righteous Man Availeth Much" (James 5:16: KJV): What Does It Mean? Dialogue With a Lutheran (vs. Stuart Floyd)

Final Judgment in Scripture is Always Associated With Works And Never With Faith Alone (50 Passages)

God's Enabling Grace and the "Righteous" According to the Prophets

God's Righteousness and Ours, in the Psalms

Commentary on Romans 1:1-3 and Dialogue on Related Issues of Justification

"Work Out Your Own Salvation With Fear and Trembling" (Philippians 2:12): Does It Harmonize With Protestant Soteriology? (vs. Ken Temple)

Biblical Evidence Against Double Predestination From Lack of Parallelism in Descriptive Terms for the Damned + Non-Calvinist Exegesis of Romans 9

Dialogue With a Calvinist on Whether God Predestines the Damned to Hell From All Eternity, Limited Atonement, and Total Depravity (Tons of Scripture!)

Dialogue With a Calvinist on Whether Total Depravity, Limited Atonement, and Irresistible Grace Are True (I.e., Biblical) and Also Part of the Gospel

Dialogue With Two Protestants on the Catholic Doctrine of Merit (vs. Chris Jones and "Nathan")

Mortal vs. Venial Sin

Mortal and Venial Sin: The Garden-Variety Objection Answered, + Strong Biblical Support

Assurance of Salvation

Catholic Exegesis of Biblical Passages Allegedly Suggesting Absolute Assurance of Salvation

"Certainty" of Eternal Life? (1 John 5:13 and John 5:24)

1 Corinthians 3:9 and Man's Cooperation With God

Biblical Evidence For Salvation Through Baptism and the Eucharist

Science and the Bible


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