Correcting Fr Martin… Again

Posted February 20, 2018 2:27 am by Dwight Longenecker

Correcting Fr Martin… Again

I don’t usually follow Fr Martin because much better voices than mine–like Ross Douthat’s, Joseph Sciambra and Daniel Mattson’s are engaging with him effectively , but my critique of one of Fr Martin’s tweets got me scrolling through some of his other comments, and I was bewildered by the way he twists the plain meaning of Scripture and church teaching.
Note this tweet from Saturday:
Gospel: Jesus is critiqued for dining with “tax collectors and sinners.” New Testament scholars Daniel Harrington and John Donahue note that except for the case of Matthew/Levi: “There is no indication that the toll collectors abandoned their

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