Veritas: Jehovah’s Witnesses?

October 3, 2023By ARCComparative Religions, General Apologetics

by Craig Branch – The introduction to Areopagus Journal Vol. 5 No. 4, July-August 2005. You know them as Jehovah’s Witnesses. The official name of their organization is the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, abbreviated Watchtower Society (hereafter WTS). Most Christians only know them as occasional nuisances who come knocking on their doors, usually on … Read More

“Ye Are Gods”: The Mormon Gospel

September 19, 2023By ARCComparative Religions, Cult

by Bill McKeever – Discussing the issue of salvation with our Mormon friends can, at times, be a very frustrating experience. Many evangelical Christians have walked away after dialoguing with members of the LDS Church thinking that their beliefs are not all that far apart. However, as with all other topics pertinent to religious faith, … Read More

Veritas: The Cult Next Door

September 19, 2023By ARCComparative Religions, Cult

by Craig Branch – An Introduction to Areopagus Journal Vol. 4 No. 5 September-October 2004 In 1977, I opened the door and engaged two Mormon missionaries in conversation. Only a year earlier, I had come to Christ through a combination of Christians reaching out to me in friendship and a pastor who patiently met with … Read More

What is Yoga?

August 29, 2023By ARCComparative Religions, Culture, General Apologetics

by Clete Hux – Millions of Americans practice it every day. Some say it is just physical exercise. Others say it is a spiritual discipline. Some say it is a New Age “Trojan horse” from the East. And others say they practice “Western” yoga without accepting the Eastern mysticism attached to it. While many Americans … Read More

Catholicism’s Mary

Catholicism’s Mary

October 11, 2022By ARCComparative Religions

By Rev. Clete Hux   Have you ever been in the position of trying to educate someone on what their particular religion believes and practices? As a teacher of comparative religions for over thirty years, I’ve been confronted with that situation many times. It happens often with Catholics, especially on the topic of Mary. Today, … Read More