One Our Father, One Hail Mary

Return to Rome
Confessions of an Evangelical Catholic
Francis J. Beckwith
Brazos Press, $14.99, 144 pp.

In 2007, Francis Beckwith was a full professor at Baylor University (then embarked on a plan to be “the Evangelical Harvard”) and president of the Evangelical Theological Society—one of the intellectual centers of Evangelical Protestantism. So it was dramatic news indeed when Beckwith returned to the Catholic faith of his childhood. This book tells the story of how it all happened.

Born in 1960, Beckwith grew up in a liberal Catholic...

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William C. Placher was the LaFollette Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at Wabash College and an elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He died in November 2009.

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