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No. 164 - May 2013 Paul VI On Modern Biblical Hermeneutics (PDF)  Brian W. Harrison
No. 163 - March 2013 Some Thoughts Regarding J. Gene White's The Real Genesis Creation Story (PDF)  John F. McCarthy
No. 162 - Jan 2013 Why Are Homosexual Acts Wrong? (PDF)  Brian W. Harrison

No. 161 - Nov 2012 Response to the Article, "Some Questions Regarding Adylson Valdez' Treatment of the Genealogies of Jesus"
(John F. McCarthy, Living Tradition 160 [Sept. 2012], PP. 1-6)
(PDF)  Adylson Valdez
No. 160 - Sept 2012 Some Questions Regarding Adylson Valdez' Treatment of the Genealogies of Jesus (PDF)  John F. McCarthy
No. 159 - July 2012 Paul VI's Advocacy of the 'Perennial Philosophy' (PDF)  Brian W. Harrison
No. 158 - May 2012 Paul VI's Ambivalence Toward Critical Biblical Scholarship
C. Indications of Disapproval: Attempts to Counteract Heterodoxy
(PDF)  Brian W. Harrison
No. 157 - Mar 2012 Paul VI's Ambivalence Toward Critical Biblical Scholarship
B. Indications of Approval: Administrative Decisions
(PDF)  Brian W. Harrison
No. 156 - Jan 2012 Paul VI's Ambivalence Toward Critical Biblical Scholarship
A. Indications of Approval: Teaching Interventions
(PDF)  Brian W. Harrison

No. 155 - Nov 2011 The Bible in the Life of the Church:
Pope Paul VI's Pastoral Directives
(PDF)  Brian W. Harrison
No. 154 - Sept 2011 The Biblical Dimension of Paul VI's Liturgical Vision (PDF)  Brian W. Harrison
No. 153 - July 2011 Pope Paul VI's Importance for Catholic Biblical Studies (PDF)  Brian W. Harrison
No. 152 - May 2011 A Canonical Investigation of the Infallibility of the Teaching in Humanae Vitae   Andrew Kong
No. 151 - Mar 2011 Dignitatis Humanae: A Non-Contradictory Doctrinal Development   Brian W. Harrison
The HHS Mandate: Is it our Bishops who are opposing Religious Freedom?   Brian W. Harrison
No. 150 - Jan 2011 Father Feeney and the Implicitum Votum Ecclesiae
Part B. Reading Cantate Domino, Unam Sanctam, and the 1949 Letter in a Hermeneutic of Continuity
  Brian W. Harrison

No. 149 - Nov 2010 Father Feeney and the Implicitum Votum Ecclesiae
Part A. Who Is In Fact ‘Outside The Church’?
  Brian W. Harrison
No. 148 - Sept 2010 The Second Vatican Council: A Needed Interpretation   John F. McCarthy
No. 147 - July 2010 Dom Guéranger's Influence on the Liturgy of the 20th Century;
Especially Regarding Gregorian Chant
  Daniel M. Clough
No. 145-146 - Mar-May 2010 Does Vatican Council II Allow for Errors in Sacred Scripture?   Brian W. Harrison
No. 144 - Jan 2010 The Reason and Purpose of Matrimony   Matthew Buckley

No. 143 - Nov 2009 Regarding Pope Benedict XVI's Address on Biblical Exegesis and Theology of 14 October 2008   John F. McCarthy
No. 142 - July-Sept 2009 Twenty-Three Years of Neo-Patristic Activity   John F. McCarthy
No. 141 - May 2009 Regarding the Literal Meaning of the Six Days of Creation   John F. McCarthy
No. 140 - Mar 2009 Some Rationalist Presuppositions of the Historical-Critical Method
Part III. The Influence Of Kantian Philosophy Upon Historical Criticism
  John F. McCarthy
No. 139 - Jan 2009 Some Rationalist Presuppositions of the Historical-Critical Method
Part II. The Critical Philosophy of Immanuel Kant In The Background
  John F. McCarthy

No. 138 - Nov 2008 Saints Cyril and Methodius: Icons of East-West Christian Unity   Brian W. Harrison
No. 137 - Sep 2008 Some Rationalist Presuppositions of the Historical-Critical Method
Part I. Regarding the Testimony of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
  by John F. McCarthy
No. 136 - July 2008 A Neo-Patristic Approach to Biblical Inerrancy   by John F. McCarthy
No. 135 - May 2008 Reviewing Cardinal Schönborn’s stand on Evolution by chance or by purpose
Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, Chance or Purpose?,
(translated from the German by Henry Taylor – San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2007)
  by John F. McCarthy
No. 134 - Mar 2008 A Brief Commentary on Matthew 2 According to the Four Senses of Sacred Scripture  by John F. McCarthy
Inaugural Mass in Latin According to the Ordinary Usage of the Roman Rite  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 133 - Jan 2008 Regarding Father Raymond Brown's form-critical approach to the Virginal Conception of Jesus  by John F. McCarthy
From Constantinople to Rome: Why I did not join the Eastern Orthodox Church  by Brian W. Harrison

No. 132 - Nov 2007 The Spiritual Sense of Matthew 1:1-16
According to St. Thomas Aquinas
  by John F. McCarthy
No. 131 - Sep 2007 The Literal Sense of Matthew 1   by John F. McCarthy
No. 130 - July 2007 Critique of a Form-Critical Reading of Matthew One
Jean Daniélou, The Infancy Narratives,
translated by Rosemary Sheed (New York: Herder and Herder, 1968) –
(original edition: Les Évangiles de l’Enfance (Paris: Editions de Seuil, 1967)
  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 129 - May 2007 A Neo-Patristic Approach to Biblical Inspiration   by John F. McCarthy
No. 128 - Mar 2007 Regarding the Schönborn-Barr Exchange Over Evolution   by John F. McCarthy
No. 127 - Jan 2007 The Exit of Evolution by Chance
Not By Chance: A Theory of Evolution Governed by Essential Law and Driven by Natural Effectuation
by Ronald C. Dressman
  reviewed by John F. McCarthy

No. 126 - Nov 2006 Historical Science and Biblical Truth   by John F. McCarthy
No. 125 - Sep 2006 Francis S. Collins and The Language of God
Part II: Genesis 1-3 and the Origin of Man
  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 124 - July 2006 Francis S. Collins and The Language of God
Part I: Random Change Versus Intelligent Design
  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 123 - May 2006 Anthony Rizzi, The Science Before Science  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
Blessed Columba Marmion's Christ, The Light of the World  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 122 - Mar 2006 The Myth of the Self-Made Universe  by John F. McCarthy
No. 121 - Jan 2006 The Gift Of Scripture : A Disappointing Document  by John F. McCarthy

No. 120 - Nov 2005 Is the Genesis Account of Creation Literally True?  by John F. McCarthy
No. 119 - Sep 2005 Torture and Corporal Punishment as a Problem in Catholic Theology:
Part II. The Witness of Tradition and Magisterium
  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 118 - July 2005 Torture and Corporal Punishment as a Problem in Catholic Theology:
Part I. The Witness of Sacred Scripture
  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 117 - May 2005 Michael Denton's Nature's Destiny  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 116 - Mar 2005 Is the New Mass 'Soft on Hell'?  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 115 - Jan 2005 Toward a fuller Catholic Response to the Demythologizing of Rudolf Bultmann (Part 3)  by John F. McCarthy

No. 114 - Nov 2004 Toward a fuller Catholic Response to the Demythologizing of Rudolf Bultmann (Part 2)  by John F. McCarthy
No. 113 - Sep 2004 Toward a fuller Catholic Response to the Demythologizing of Rudolf Bultmann (Part 1)  by John F. McCarthy
No. 112 - July 2004 Modernism in the Demythologizing of Rudolf Bultmann  by John F. McCarthy
No. 111 - May 2004 Is Modernism Still Active in the Catholic Church? (Part 2)  by John F. McCarthy
No. 110 - Mar 2004 Is Modernism Still Active in the Catholic Church? (Part 1)  by John F. McCarthy
No. 109 - Jan 2004 The Kingfisher Book of Evolution: Fact or Fiction?  by John F. McCarthy

No. 108 - Nov 2003 Rationalism in the Historical-Criticism of Hermann Gunkel  by John F. McCarthy
No. 107 - Sep 2003 The Morning of Jesus' Resurrection in the Light of Biblical Inerrancy  by Brian W. Harrison
On the Historicity of the Events of Easter Morning  by John F. McCarthy
No. 106 - July 2003 Creative Imagination in the Old Testament Reading of Walter Brueggemann  by John F. McCarthy
No. 105 - May 2003 Episcopal Attitudes To Liturgical Change On The Eve Of Vatican II, Part II  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 104 - Mar 2003 Episcopal Attitudes To Liturgical Change On The Eve Of Vatican II, Part I  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 103 - Jan 2003 Is Natural Family Planning a 'Heresy'?  by Brian W. Harrison

No. 102 - Nov 2002 The Navarre Bible Commentary: The Synoptic Gospels  reviewed by John F.McCarthy
No. 101 - Sep 2002 On the Book of Jonah  by Thomas Crean
No. 100 - Jul 2002 The Myth of Evolution  by Joseph Gehringer
No. 99 - May 2002 Evading the Truth : Did Darwin Get It Right?  reviewed by Joseph Gehringer
Where George Sim Johnston Went Astray : Did Darwin Get It Right?  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 98 - Mar 2002 Did Woman Evolve from the Beasts? - Part II  by Brian W. Harrison, O.S.
No. 97 - Jan 2002 Did Woman Evolve from the Beasts? - Part I  by Brian W. Harrison, O.S.

No. 96 - Nov 2001 Who Are the Mormons? - Part II  by Brian W. Harrison, O.S.
No. 95 - Sep 2001 Who Are the Mormons? - Part I  by Brian W. Harrison, O.S.
No. 94 - July 2001 Rediscovering the Decrees of the Pontifical Biblical Commission  by Sean Kopczynski
No. 93 - May 2001 Early Vatican Responses To Evolutionist Theology  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 92 - Mar 2001 The Spirit Of The Liturgy, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger  reviewed by Brian W. Harrison
No. 91 - Jan 2001 The Challenge of the Year 2000  by John F. McCarthy

No. 90 - Nov 2000 Mary and Sacred Scripture in the Third Millennium  by John F. McCarthy
No. 89 - Sep 2000 The Sacramental Validity of "For You and For All" by John F. McCarthy
No. 88 - Jul 2000 "Altar Girls": Feminist Ideology and the Roman Liturgy  by Brian W. Harrison
No. 86 - Mar 2000 Regarding the Background of Matthew 2 by John F. McCarthy
No. 85 - Jan 2000 Really Called by the Prophets a Nazorean (Matthew 2:23) by John F. McCarthy

No. 84 - Nov 1999 Called by the Prophets a Nazorean (Matthew 2:23) by John F. McCarthy

THE INCOMPLETE RESPONSE OF CATHOLIC THEOLOGIANS
TO THE DEMYTHOLOGIZING OF RUDOLF BULTMANN

No. 83 - Sep 1999 Part IV   -  Anton Vögtle and Ugo Lattanzi  by John F. McCarthy
No. 82 - July 1999 Part III   -  Xavier Léon-Dufour and John McKenzie  by John F. McCarthy
No. 81 - May 1999 Part II   -   René Marlé and Joseph Cahill  by John F. McCarthy
No. 80 - Mar 1999 Part I   -  Leopold Malevez and Heinrich Fries  by John F. McCarthy

No. 79 - Jan 1999 Positivism: The Father of Naturalism by Clement Butel

TWO VIEWS OF HISTORICAL CRITICISM

No. 78 - Nov 1998 Part II - Historical Criticism as an Historical Method by John F. McCarthy
No. 77 - Sep 1998 Part I - Historical Criticism as a Critical Method by John F. McCarthy

NEO-PATRISTIC EXEGESIS: ITS APPROACH AND METHOD:

No. 76 - July 1998 Part II - A Neo-Patristic Reply to the Historical-Critical Question by John F. McCarthy
No. 75 - May 1998 Part I - The State of the Question by John F. McCarthy

No. 73-74 - Jan-Mar 1998 Did the Human Body Evolve Naturally? A Forgotten Papal Declaration by Brian W. Harrison
No. 72 - Nov 1997 Evolution and the Truth About Man by John F. McCarthy
No. 71 - Jul-Sep 1997 Further Reflections on the Claiming of Aborted Children by John F. McCarthy
No. 70 - May 1997 A Founding Father on the Right to Life by Edward J. Kelty
No. 69 - Mar 1997 The Aims of the Roman Theological Forum Restated by John F. McCarthy
No. 68 - Jan 1997 Pope Paul VI and the Truth of Sacred Scripture by Brian W. Harrison

No. 67 - Nov 1996 The Sin of Onan Revisited by Brian W. Harrison
No. 66 - Sep 1996 On the Procession of the Holy Spirit by John F. McCarthy
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No. 65 - July 1996 Whether Aborted Children Should Be Claimed as Members of the Church by John F. McCarthy
No. 64 - May 1996 Theistic Evolution: A Vain Search for Spontaneous Generation by John F. McCarthy

Contradictions in Scripture? by Brian W. Harrison
No. 63 - Mar 1996
 
Anti-Darwinism Today: Walt Brown, In the Beginning
(Phoenix: Center for Scientific Creation, 1995) reviewed by John F. McCarthy

The Foundations of Evolution Theory Just Don't Add Up by H.V. Nussey
No. 62 - Jan 1996 On Human Sexuality: A Response of the Holy See to Parents by John F. McCarthy

No. 61 - Nov 1995
 
The Encyclical Spiritus Paraclitus in its Historical Context:
II. The Contemporary Relevance of Spiritus Paraclitus
by Brian W. Harrison
No. 60 - Sep 1995
 
The Encyclical Spiritus Paraclitus in its Historical Context:
I. Was Spiritus Paraclitus rendered obsolete by Divino Afflante Spiritu?
by Brian W. Harrison

No. 59 - Jul 1995 The Truth and Salvific Purpose of Sacred Scripture According to Dei Verbum, Article 11 by Brian W. Harrison
No. 58 - May 1995
 
The New Feminist Face of the Roman Liturgy (adapted from an address given at a
"Christifideles" seminar at Fort Lee, NJ, on 20 May 1995) by Brian W. Harrison

Two Papal Indults in Perspective
(1984: use of the 1962 Roman Missal; 1994: Female Altar Servers) by John F. McCarthy
No. 57 - Mar 1995
 
Roma Locuta Est - Causa Finita Est (text of an address given at the Wanderer Forum
in September 1993) by Brian W. Harrison
No. 56 - Jan 1995
 
The Canonical Meaning of the Recent Authentic Interpretation of Canon 230.2
Regarding Female Altar Servers
by John F. McCarthy

No. 55 - Nov 1994
 
The New Theology of Bernhard Philberth: Philberth, Revelation
(Plumpton, NSW: BAC Australia, 1994), reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 54 - Sep 1994 Feminists Invade the Presbyterium by John F. McCarthy

Damning the Catechism with Faint Praise: Brennan Hill and William Madges,
The Catechism: Highlights and Commentary(Connecticut: Twenty-Third Publications, 1994),
reviewed by Brian W. Harrison
No. 53 - Jul 1994
 
The Whole Truth about Catholic Feminism: Donna Steichen, Ungodly Rage
(San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1991), reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 52 - May 1994 Bomb-Shelter Theology by Brian W. Harrison
No. 51 - Mar 1994 

Not the Real Genesis 1: Stanley L. Jaki, Genesis 1 through the Ages
(London: Thomas More Press, 1992) reviewed by John F. McCarthy

A NEO-PATRISTIC RETURN TO THE FIRST FOUR DAYS OF CREATION

No. 50 - Jan 1994
Part VI. The Creation and Formation of the Physical Universe by John F. McCarthy
No. 49 - Nov 1993
Part V. The First Four Days According to St. Thomas by John F. McCarthy
No. 48 - Sep 1993
Part IV. The Second Day of Creation by John F. McCarthy
No. 47 - Jul 1993
Part III. The Days of Creation According to St. Augustine by John F. McCarthy
No. 46 - May 1993
Part II. The Literal Sense of Genesis 1:1-5: The First Day of Creation by John F. McCarthy
No. 45 - Mar 1993 Introduction; Part I. Response to a Form-Critical Interpretation by John F. McCarthy

No. 44 - Jan 1993 The Centre is Holding by Brian W. Harrison
Michael Davies, The Second Vatican Council and Religious Liberty
(Long Prairie, MN: The Neumann Press, 1992), reviewed by Brian W. Harrison

No. 43 - Sep-Nov 1992 The Ex Cathedra Status of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae by Brian W. Harrison
No. 42 - July 1992 A Neo-Patristic Return to the Calling of Nathanael  by John F. McCarthy
No. 41 - May 1992 Neo-Patristic Exegesis to the Rescue  by John F. McCarthy

No. 38 - Nov 1991 St Thomas' Method of Biblical Exegesis  by Thomas P. Kuffel
No. 37 - Sep 1991
 
The Evolution of Original Sin  by Joseph H. Gehringer
A critical review of Anthony Zimmerman, S.V.D., Original Sin: Where Doctrine Meets Science

Rolling Back the Tide of Evolutionism  by John F. McCarthy

Michael J. Wrenn,  Catechisms and Controversies: Religious Education in the Post-Conciliar Years 
reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 34 - Mar 1991 John Courtney Murray - A Reliable Interpreter of Dignitatis Humanae? (Part II)  by Brian W. Harrison
Wanted and Unwanted Children by Edward P. Atzert
No. 33 - Jan 1991 John Courtney Murray - A Reliable Interpreter of Dignitatis Humanae? (Part I)  by Brian W. Harrison

No. 32 - Nov 1990 New Insight into the Burning Bush by John F. McCarthy
No. 31 - Sep 1990 Jean Levie and the Biblical Movement by John F. McCarthy
No. 29 - May 1990 Papal Authority in the First Ecumenical Councils by Brian W. Harrison

A Dubious Translation of Ecclesia Dei by John F. McCarthy
No. 28 - Mar 1990 A Neo-Patristic Approach to Creation-Science by John F. McCarthy

No. 27 - Nov 1989
 
Reappraising the Liturgical Reform
Anne Roche Muggeridge: The Desolate City  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 26 - Sep 1989
 
The Failure of Darwinism and its Fuller Implications
Michael Denton: Evolution: A Theory in Crisis  reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 25 - July 1989 Faith, Works and Justification by Brian W. Harrison

Wolfgang Smith: Teilhardism and the New Religion reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 23 - May 1989 Classroom Dictatorship and the Hierarchy of Truths by John F. McCarthy
Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre,  Ils L'Ont Découronné reviewed by Brian W. Harrison
No. 22 - Mar 1989 To H. Lyman Stebbins, Confessor of the Faith by John F. McCarthy
On Female 'Ministries' by Brian W. Harrison
No. 21 - Jan 1989 A New Synthesis of Theology by John F. McCarthy
The 1972 Declaration of Purpose of the Roman Theological Forum

No. 20 - Nov 1988 'Reinterpreting' the Resurrection by John F. McCarthy
Catholic Bishops of the 1980s: Attitudes to Scripture and Theology by Brian W. Harrison
No. 19 - Sep 1988 Editorial - The Apostolic Constitution Ecclesia Dei by John F. McCarthy
"On the Third Day He Rose" by Brian W. Harrison
Fr Eamonn Bredin and the Resurrection by Brian W. Harrison
No. 18 - Jul 1988 Where Have All the Apologists Gone? by Brian W. Harrison
Logic and the Foundation of Protestantism by Brian W. Harrison
No. 17 - May 1988 Athanasius Contra Mundum by Monica King
The U.S. Bishops' Proposed Response to Concerns of Women by John F. McCarthy
No. 16 - Mar 1988 Grenada: Our Lady Defeats the "Errors of Russia" by Brian W. Harrison
Religious Liberty: "Rights" versus "Tolerance" by Brian W. Harrison
No. 15 - Jan 1988 Co-operating with Homosexuality by Brian W. Harrison
The New Morality - A Problem for Doctors by John F. McCarthy

No. 14 - Nov 1987 Hunting the "Heresy-Hunters" by Brian W. Harrison
Recent Thought on Anglican Orders by Brian W. Harrison
No. 13 - Sep 1987 The Historical Meaning of the Forty-two Generations in Matthew 1:17 by John F. McCarthy
No. 12 - Jul 1987 The Pontifical Academy of the Immaculata by Brian W. Harrison
E. Lio, Humanae Vitae and Infallibility reviewed by Brian W. Harrison
No. 11 - May 1987 New Light on the Genealogies of Jesus by John F. McCarthy
No. 10 - Mar 1987
 
Fr. René Laurentin's The Truth of Christmas (Les Evangiles de l'Enfance du Christ) reviewed by John F. McCarthy
No. 9 - Jan 1987 The Task of Living Tradition by John F. McCarthy
Pius IX, Vatican II and Religious Liberty reviewed by Brian W. Harrison
A Marian Year by John F. McCarthy

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