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This process is its development , and results in a series , or rather body , of
dogmatic statements , till what was an impression on the Imagination has
become a system or creed in the Reason . “ Now such impressions are obviously
Thus the position which Bull maintains seems to be nothing beyond this , that the
Nicene Creed is a natural key for interpreting the body of Ante - nicene theology .
His very aim is to explain difficulties ; now the notion of difficulties and their ...
Further , Eutyches professed to subscribe heartily the decrees of the Council of
Nicæa and Ephesus , and his friends appealed to the latter of these Councils and
to the previous Fathers , that nothing was to be added to the Creed of the Church
... will be evident to the theological student in proportion as he becomes familiar
with their works : but the historical account of the Council is this , that a doctrine
which the Creed did not declare , which the Fathers did not unanimously witness
shown by its occurrence in Creeds . The Athanasian has already been
mentioned ; in like manner a confession ascribed by Theodoret to St . Ambrose
speaks of our Lord Jesus Christ , who in the last days became incarnate , and
took on Him a ...
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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