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2 “ When men are called Phrygians , or Novatians , or Valentinians , or
Marcionites , or Anthropians , " says Lactantius , “ or by any other name , they
cease to be Christians ; for they have lost Christ ' s Name , and clothe themselves
in human ...
What avails temporal health or relationship , if with it we neglect Christ ' s eternal
heritage and our perpetual health ? ” “ I ask , ” he says to Celer , a person of
influence , “ that you would more earnestly urge upon your men Catholic Unity in
David , ” he says , " did not make common to the servants what belongs to the
Lord1 Christ , but what was proper to the Lord he spoke of the Lord , and what
was proper to the servants , of servants . " 2 Accordingly the twentysecond could
Such was the doctrine of Platonist , Gnostic , and Manichee : — whereas then St .
John had laid it down that “ Every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is
come in the flesh is the spirit of Antichrist : " the Gnostics obstinately denied the ...
the special instrument of becoming a spouse of Christ ; Thecla treats of it as the
great combatant in the warfare between heaven and hell , good and evil ; and
Domnina allegorizes Jothan ' s parable in Judges ix . Virtue , who has been ...
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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