“To read this book is to live in the fourth century, for a vivid moment, knowing the thrills and heroics to which true faith led our ancestors. This is the most enthralling book you'll read this year.” -Mike Aquilina, Author, Keeping Mary Close
"Rod Bennett really is a master storyteller and fully employs his skills in describing this period of history along with presenting the actual texts that we have. I often felt like I was reading a novel as this history played out." - Jeff Miller, Blogger, The Curt Jester
The essence of Christianity is this: we hold fast to what we were given by those who came before us. From Jesus and the apostles to believers throughout history, God’s saving revelation has been proclaimed, preserved, and passed on, each generation staying true to the tradition it received.
Handed Down offers a fascinating window into the life of the early Church and the lessons it holds for us today. It’s perfect for history-conscious Protestants looking for a friendly defense of Catholic belief, as well as for Catholics who want to deepen their connection with our forefathers in the Faith.
"A spiritual war with eternal consequences rages all around us and within us, and no one is exempt from the duty to fight. Marching Orders is a handbook for battle that will help you engage the Enemy of your soul with faith and fortitude." - Paul Thigpen, Ph.D., author ofManual for Spiritual Warfare