October 23, 2009

The Jewish Roots of the Papacy


In a talk from The Coming Home Network's 2009 Deep in History conference, Scripture scholar Dr. Brant Pitre looks at the history of Jewish Temple worship, and how the language used by Jesus in establishing Peter as the head of the Church in Matthew 16 draws from those traditions. Dr. Pitre looks at what the power to bind and loose looked like in the Davidic monarchy, what Jesus meant by calling Peter a "rock," the meaning of the "keys to the kingdom," and a lot more.


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