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This book is his account of the events and deliberations that prompted him to make such a move.
What is unique about this story is that Francis Beckwith wants to continue to be considered as an Evangelical even as he returns to his Roman Catholic roots.
And I can relate to Dr. Beckwith's journey very well as a result; I am grateful for this compelling and charitable little book.
The Catholic Church has a certain pizzazz that many other forms of Christianity lack. With ritual and art the Church seems to transcend its time and place. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Frank Scoblete author of Confessions of a Wayward Catholic
Return to Rome: Confessions of an Evangelical Catholic - This is a great resource for anyone studying this kind of materialPublished 20 months ago by Lee T. Jirovsky
Francis Beckwith's "Return to Rome" does not set out to be an apologia for the Roman Catholic Church or an attempt at proselytization for this ancient faith. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Doug Erlandson
I'm both a Protestant and an Evangelical and remained such after I finished Beckwith's book. That being said, if there ever were a Catholic that could convince me to become - in... Read morePublished on March 20, 2012 by Stephen N. Shields
Return to Rome: Confessions of an Evangelical Catholic: Why the President of the Evangelical Theological Society Left his Post and Returned to the Catholic Church
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Beckwith is one of the more public examples of an evangelical converting to Roman Catholicism in recent years--after all, he was actually president of ETS! Read morePublished on April 25, 2011 by Kyle A. Dillon
I have seen the future of Catholicism and it is a cross between Bob Dylan boomerism and the arch fuddy-duddyness of Chesterton. Read morePublished on March 18, 2011 by Peter P. Fuchs
It would be redundant to churn over Beckwith's Evangelical pedigree and the shockwaves his "reversion" sent through the Evangelical world. Read morePublished on July 16, 2010 by J. Michael
Dr. Beckwith tells a compelling story of leaving the all-too-often flaccid Catholic Church of the late 1960s and 1970s for the energetic Evangelic region of American Christianity. Read morePublished on January 8, 2010 by Bob Lozano