No Successor For Peter Is Indicated

Bishops of Rome advaunced by Emperours, Constantinus, Theodosius. &c

John Reuman via Bnonn.com:

“Biblical and patristic studies make clear that historically a gap occurs at the point where it has been claimed “the apostles were careful to appoint successors in” what is called “this hierarchically constituted society,” specifically “those who were made bishops by the apostles…,” an episcopate with an “unbroken succession going back to the beginning.” For that, evidence is lacking, quite apart from the problem that the monepiscopacy replaced presbyterial governance in Rome only in the mid-or late second century. It has been noted above how recent treatments conclude that in the New Testament no successor for Peter is indicated.”

Read more here: http://bnonn.com/5-reasons-to-seriously-doubt-the-papacy/

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