Why Do We Use the Title “Father” for a Priest? The Challenge of Matthew 23:9

Does Matthew 23:9 contradict the traditional practice of calling a priest “Father”? In the Gospel of Matthew chapter 23 Jesus speaks to a large gathering of people including his disciples. In his discourse he enumerates some of the difference between those who follow his teaching and those who follow the teachings of the scribes and […]

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About David W. T. Brattson

Dr. David W.T. Brattston is a retired jurist and author. Among his published works are several volumes on traditional Christian ethics. He lives in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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