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The great Origen died after his many labours in peace ; his immediate pupils
were saints and rulers in the Church ; he has the praise of St . Athanasius , St .
Basil , and St . Gregory Nazianzen , and furnishes materials to St . Ambrose and
From the doctrine of Mediation follow the Atonement , the Mass , the merits of
Martyrs and Saints , their invocation and cultus . From the Sacramental principle
come the Sacraments properly so called ; the unity of the Church , and the Holy
Cultus of Saints and Angels . Little as is known of the early Spanish Church , it
furnishes one point of detail about itself , which seems to be a further
development of the doctrine of the Intercession of Saints . The Canons are extant
of a Council ...
picturing of the Saints to follow , that the number of ancient , and of great fame , "
says Taylor , “ in which it is expressly forbidden that what is worshipped should
be depicted on the walls , and that therefore pictures ought not to be in churches .
In the Prayers for Mass which are added , she is introduced , at the Confiteor ,
thus , “ I pray the Virgin , the Angels , the Apostles , and all the Saints of heaven to
intercede , ” & c ; and in the Preparation for Penance , she is once addressed ...
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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