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Upon This Rock: St. Peter & the Primacy of Rome in Scripture and the Early Church

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Steve Ray, a former Evangelical Protestant and Bible teacher, goes through the Scriptures and the first five centuries of the Church to demonstrate that the early Christians had a clear understanding of the primacy of Peter in the see of Rome.

He tackles the tough issues in an attempt to expose how the opposition is misunderstanding the Scriptures and history. He uses many Protestant scholars and historians to support the Catholic position. This book contains the most complete compilation of Scriptural and Patristic quotations on the primacy of Peter and the Papal office of any book available. It has over 500 footnotes with supporting evidence from Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and non-Christian authorities.

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Stephen K. Ray
Softcover, 350 pgs
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    Exhaustive commentary and evidence

    Posted by Paul Curry on Oct 26th 2023

    Steve Ray has presented all the evidence you need, from scripture and tradition, to support the existence of the papacy and that Peter was indeed the first Pope. Almost every paragraph in this book is accompanied by extensive endnotes, which explain and clarify the recorded history.

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