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lic, and that it would come before the reader in a more persuasive form, if he read it as the author wrote it.
It is scarcely necessary to add that he now submits every part of the book to the judgment of the Church, with whose doctrine, on the subjects of which it treats, he wishes all his thoughts to be coincident.
Sec. I.—On the Process of Development in Ideas .
II.—On the Kinds of Development in Ideas . ..
vation of Type or Idea . .
ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIAN IDEAS, ANTECEDENTLY
Sec. I.—On the Probability of Developments in Christianity.
ON THE NATURE OF THE ARGUMENT IN BEHALF OF THE EXISTING
II. -Character of the Evidence
. . . 179
ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ARGUMENT IN BEHALF OF THE EXISTING
DEVELOPMENTS OF CHRISTIANITY.
ment.—The Church of the First Centuries 204
. . . . . 242
Fifth and Sixth Centuries
Sec. I.--Application of the Second Test of Fidelity in Deve-
§ 2.—The Supremacy of Faith . . : 327
Dogmatic and Sacramental Principles, and the For-
Application of the Fourth Test of Fidelity in Development
§ 1.-Resurrection and Relics
Sec. I.- Application of the Fifth Test of Fidelity in Develop-
. . . 397
: : . 410
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