Bryan Cross and Apostolic Succession

I’ve been asked to comment on this thread about “Apostolic Succession”: http://www.calledtocommunion.com/2010/03/doug-wilsons-authority-and-apostolic-succession/ I don’t have much time to spend on this, but I do want to suggest that any Protestants who are thinking of “crossing the tiber” over this issue — and even those who have — ought to give some serious consideration to the …

Paul ordained the second “pope”

Here is a primary source that will provide further illustration that the early church had no knowledge of any kind of “petrine primacy.” The “Apostolic Constitutions” was unknown in the West until the Middle Ages. Daniel O’Connor (“Peter in Rome”) dates the earliest form of the document in the early third century (that’s in the …