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Devra Torres

Eternal Security and Personhood

Feb. 15, 2013, at 9:20am

As an Evangelical teenager, I once asked my Sunday school teacher:

So, if I’m saved no matter what I do, does that mean I can commit all the sins I want from now on?

There was a pause, and then she replied:

Well...if you were really saved, you wouldn’t want to.

But even she didn’t sound convinced.

This is one of many subjects addressed in this fascinating book by Fr. John R. Weiss and James G. McCarthy.

It's a great read for an Evangelical-to-Catholic convert like me, or for anybody with an interest in life-or-death spiritual questions.  The format lets each co-author speak for himself.  Neither was persuaded to convert by the time it was published, so it’s completely “objective.”

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