"The Five Solas identified the distinctive theological positions held by the reformers and continue to serve as distinguishing characteristics of Reformed Theology. Here is a brief description of each, as well as links to additional information. http://reasonabletheology.org/five-solas"
John F. MacArthur, Jr. (born June 19, 1939) is a pastor and author known for his internationally syndicated radio program Grace to You. He has been the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Los Angeles, Ca since February 9, 1969. Theologically, MacArthur is considered a Calvinist, and a strong proponent of expository preaching. He has authored or edited more than 150 books, most notably the MacArthur Study Bible, which has sold more than 1 million copies (Gold Medallion Book Award).
The Church stands on two feet, Protestantism only on sola fide, therefore faith is so important to it but not to the Catholic. ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. II, Pages 111-112.
"Salvation and Justification" - FREE printable (PDF). This journal studies the Catholic understanding of Salvation and Justification, as it contrasts with Sola fide ("Faith alone"). From the Coming Home Network (www.chnetwork.org)
Sola fide (Latin: by faith alone), also historically known as the doctrine of justification by faith alone, is a Christian theological doctrine that distinguishes most Protestant denominations from Catholicism, Eastern Christianity, and some in the Restoration Movement. The doctrine of sola fide or "by faith alone" asserts God's pardon for guilty sinners is granted to and received through faith, conceived as excluding all "works", alone. All humanity, it is asserted, is fallen and sinful…