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Welcome to the resource side of our website. Here you will find more than 400 links to studies in a wide variety of doctrinal topic areas. These studies are intended to be comprehensive and to relate a step-by-step, reasonable analysis delving deeply into the scriptural texts.

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October 5, 2015

Is the Pope the legitimate head of the Church on earth?

The Roman Catholic Church claims that Christ instituted the office of the Pope to be the sole and supreme head of his church on earth. They trace the establishment of papal authority back to the apostle Peter. In support of this view, Roman Catholics point to Matthew 16:17-19. But does the New Testament teach that Jesus appointed Peter to be the head of the church?

For more information on
the papacy in light of the New Testament and the early church, please see our:

Roman Catholism Study

Q:I'm new here. Where should I get started?
The arrangement of topics to the left provides a recommended reading order. It is designed to reflect a step-by-step progression from more basic topics to more complex ones. However, it is not necessary to follow this order. Those who are more familiar with certain topics may easily read whichever studies are of interest without first going through all of the earlier topics in the list.

systematic theology:
a reading guide

logical fallacies
a list of false