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075: What Do Catholics Believe About the Rapture? (w/ Carl E. Olson)

September 02, 2020 K. Albert Little, Carl E. Olson
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075: What Do Catholics Believe About the Rapture? (w/ Carl E. Olson)
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The Cordial Catholic
075: What Do Catholics Believe About the Rapture? (w/ Carl E. Olson)
Sep 02, 2020
K. Albert Little, Carl E. Olson

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I'm joined by author Carl E. Olson to talk about what Catholics believe about the end times, the rapture, and dispensationalism.

Carl grew up in the thick of fundamentalist, dispensationalist theology before becoming a Catholic along with his wife and has written a fantastic book on the subject. He joins me to unpack exactly what Catholics believe about the end of the world as well as where belief in the rapture comes from; the historical roots of the rapture, the development of the theology, and how a literal or plain sense meaning of the texts which underpin dispensationalist theology are simply untenable.

Plus, we talk about some of the dangerous anti-Catholic origins of the dispensationalist worldview.

For more from Carl visit his website and be sure to check out his book Will Catholics Be Left Behind as well as his many other fantastic books. He can also be found at Catholic World Report where he is the editor.

For more, visit The Cordial Catholic. Send your feedback to [email protected]

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Show Notes

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic Podcast, I'm joined by author Carl E. Olson to talk about what Catholics believe about the end times, the rapture, and dispensationalism.

Carl grew up in the thick of fundamentalist, dispensationalist theology before becoming a Catholic along with his wife and has written a fantastic book on the subject. He joins me to unpack exactly what Catholics believe about the end of the world as well as where belief in the rapture comes from; the historical roots of the rapture, the development of the theology, and how a literal or plain sense meaning of the texts which underpin dispensationalist theology are simply untenable.

Plus, we talk about some of the dangerous anti-Catholic origins of the dispensationalist worldview.

For more from Carl visit his website and be sure to check out his book Will Catholics Be Left Behind as well as his many other fantastic books. He can also be found at Catholic World Report where he is the editor.

For more, visit The Cordial Catholic. Send your feedback to [email protected]

For more information about sponsoring the show, keeping this podcast going, and helping me to continue to deliver quality content please visit the Patreon page

Even $1 or $2 a month can go a long way to helping make this podcast sustainable and will give you access to a special Patron-Only podcast featuring behind-the-scenes content and early access to upcoming material.

If you can give $5/mo or more you'll also be entered into monthly draws for fantastic books hand-picked by me.

If you'd like to give a one-time donation to The Cordial Catholic, you can visit the PayPal page.

Thank you to those already supporting the show!

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/cordialcatholic)