Join Devin & Melissa Pellew weekly as they discuss topics related to biblical theology, Christian apologetics and worldview issues. This week, we will begin our month long dialog on topics related to the Protestant Reformation in light of Reformation Month. This week's discussion will feature a friendly dialog between a Roman Catholic scholar and a Protestant scholar on the topic of Purgatory.
Representing the Roman Catholic view on this topic will be Doug Beaumont. Doug earned an M.A. in Apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary where he served as assistant to Norman Geisler and taught Bible and Religion for ten years before converting to Catholicism. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Theology at North-West University and is the author of "The Message Behind the Movie", and has contributed to "The Apologetics Study Bible for Students" (B&H, 2010), "Got Questions?", and has published articles in "The Christian Apologetics Journal." He also has a blog called Soul Device where he writes on theology, philosophy, apologetics, and other topics. He and wife, Elaine, reside in the Charlotte metro area with their three children.
Representing the Protestant view will be Tony Arsenal. Tony is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Society, where he earned a Master of Arts in Church History, Master of Arts in Theology, and was awarded the Baker Award for Excellence in Theological Studies. He has presented papers with the Gordon-Conwell Theology Forum, the Evangelical Theology Studies, and has a forthcoming book review in the Africanus Journal. He currently lives in Canaan, New Hampshire with his wife Lee, where he teaches Systematic Theology at his local church and blogs at ReformedArsenal.com.
This is going to be an engaging discussion that you do not want to miss!