An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine
Paper reprint from the 1988 imprint with a new foreword by Ian Ker. This classic text considers the growth and development of doctrine in the Catholic Church from the time of the Apostles to Newman's own era. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Here the Pope appeals, as it were, to the Rule of Vincentius; while St Augustine
bears witness that he did not outstep his prerogative, for, giving an account of this
and another letter, he says, “He [the Pope] answered us as to all these matters ...
Chelidonius, Bishop of Besanšon, being deposed by Hilarius of Arles, for crimes,
did fly to Pope Leo.' Again: “Our adversaries do oppose some instances of popes
meddling in the constitution of bishops; as, Pope Leo I saith, that Anatolius did ...
ther of Pope Pius, 'this is only conjecture.” Thus he begins: however, some pages
later it is assumed to be a 'spurious writing” of the second century; one of those
which taught Chiliasm, as did all the other spurious writings of the period. Next ...
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A prolific author, educator and priest, John Henry Newman sought to catalog, examine and improve knowledge and understanding of church doctrine. In this book, he delves deep into the past of the ... Read full review
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Amazing book. Life changing for me. Doctrine develops from ideas implicit in the life of the Christian community. The Church, like Mary, ponders the mystery of God through the ages, shedding light ... Read full review
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