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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by remaining there; it becomes familiar and distinct, and is viewed in its relations;
it suggests other ideas, and these again others, subtle, recondite, original,
according to the character, intellectual and moral, of the recipient; and thus a
body of ...
John Henry Newman James Munro Cameron. Rock I will build My Church,” or '
Suffer little children to come unto me,' 'The pure in heart shall see God.” On this
character of our Lord's teaching, the following passage may suitably be quoted.
Then we make the event a presumptive interpretation of the past, of those past
indications of his character which were too few and doubtful to bear insisting on
at the time, and would have seemed ridiculous had we attempted to do so. And
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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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