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Thus St . Clement , in the name of the Church of Rome , writes a letter to the
Corinthians , when they were without a bishop ; St . Ignatius of Antioch addresses
the Roman Church , and it only out of the Churches to which he writes , as “ the ...
And the Church then held as Rome holds now , because Rome is the Church ,
and the Church ever holds the same . How hopeless then is it to contend with
Romanists , as if they practically agreed with us as to the foundation of faith ,
who is the prophet , as of the Messiah , so of the calling of the Gentiles and of the
Imperial power of the Church . And when St . Cyril would give a rule to his crowd
of Catechumens , “ If ever thou art sojourning in any city , ” he says , “ inquire not
That the Fathers were able to put forward a certain doctrine , that they were able
to appeal to the prophecies , proves that matter of fact ; for unless the Church ,
and the Church alone , had been one body everywhere , they could not have ...
Church. principle. whether of deceit or of violence ; as if the habit or state of grace
destroyed the sinfulness of certain acts , or ... It is but enunciating in other words
the principle we are tracing , to say that the Church has been entrusted with the ...
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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