Thomas not Doubting, but Faithful

Posted July 10, 2019 4:31 am by John Paul Meenan, Editor

Thomas not Doubting, but Faithful

Saint Thomas, the Apostle, is called ‘Didymus’, the ‘twin’, perhaps, as some surmised, because he looked a lot like Christ. Whether that be true, he’s not like the Saviour in also being called ‘the Doubter’.
But did he? Doubt, that is? This is a term is that needs a bit of refining (used in a rather ambiguous manner, even in erudite and orthodox circles): To ‘doubt’, in the theological sense, requires that one first have the truth revealed to them, that they have accepted that truth with divine and supernatural faith, and then have allowed that faith to wither, to some

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