War Against the Papacy by James Larson

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"Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church" (Matt. 16:18). It was to St. Peter that our Lord entrusted the Keys of the Kingdom and vowed that his faith would never fail. For centuries the Petrine office has been the bulwark of truth against heresies and ideologies which threaten the integrity of the Church's faith. In War Against the Papacy, James Larson explains why the apparent auto-demolition of the papacy under the post-conciliar popes has not changed this fundamental reality - and why attacks against the papacy, even in the name of tradition, betray a lack of trust in Christ's promise to St. Peter. 

Larson presents a much needed balance in contemporary discussions of the papacy. While not denying the troubling and often scandalous actions of the modern popes, he nevertheless argues convincingly that no pope has lost the faith, and why full and formal union with Rome remains a Catholic's only option. Liberal errors about a new ecclesiology in the spirit of Vatican II are refuted, but Larson is equally harsh with Sedevacantists, as well as the arguments put forward by apologists for the late Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre and the Society of St. Pius X, whom Larson critiques from a traditionalist standpoint. Those looking for balance in a traditionalist approach to the papacy will appreciate Larson's studious, patient, and deeply spiritual examination of the papal office.

James Larson is a Catholic author whose notable contributions include articles in the magazine Christian Order as well as the voluminous website War Against Being (www.waragainstbeing.com). He well-researched essays advocate a return to God using the golden wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas as our lodestar. War Against the Papacy is his first print book.

Paperback, 160 pages,  $16.49 USD + shipping.
Pages 160
Weight 0.64 lb