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Letters exchanged with Brian Casebolt…

My friend, Brian, and I have exchanged several letters on various topics regarding the Christian faith. Brian has kindly given me permission to reprint his letters to me here. Thanks, Brian!

Comments and questions on this material are welcome.

Letters to Brian

Letters from Brian


2 February 1997


Why Norman Geisler is not a Roman Catholic.

Dr. Geisler has distributed audio tapes attacking the Catholic Church on historical grounds. However, his accusations against the Church collapse as soon as they are examined…

What do you think, Brian? Do you find Dr. Geisler's view persuasive in light of the evidence I offer here?

12 October 2000

12 October 2000

"Who are my mother and my brothers?"

Brian invited me to offer my interpretation of Mark 3:31-35, using two sets of interpretive assumptions he proposed.

We agreed to both perform this exercise and then simultaneously exchange letters. Here they are!

My question is, who really answered Brian's question?

30 June 2001


The Bible, the Eucharist, sola Scriptura, and the Catechism


4 January 2002

What is the Gospel?

6 January 2002


Scripture, the Gospel, and the infallible teaching authority of the Catholic Church.