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tongues . Its comments on Scripture seem to have been clear , natural ,
methodical , apposite , and logically exact . “ In all Western AramŠa , " says
Lengerke , that is , in Syria , “ there was but one mode of treating whether
exegetics or doctrine ...
The divines of the Church are in every age engaged in regulating themselves by
Scripture , appealing to Scripture in proof of their conclusions , and exhorting and
teaching in the thoughts and language of Scripture . Scripture may be said to ...
and whereas all these are found in Christ , it follows that Christ is the proper
subject of Canonical Scripture . For all matters of faith , whether concerning
Creator or creatures , are recapitulated in Jesus , whom every heresy denies ,
according to ...
follows that Holy Scripture lays down those principles of theology by which the
theologian begets of the mind ' s reasoning his demonstrations . He , then , who
thinks he can tear away Scholastic Science from the work of commenting on Holy
When we receded from the Church of Rome , one motive was , because she
added unto Scripture her glosses as Canonical , to supply what the plain text of
Scripture could not yield . If , in place of hers , we set up our own glosses , thus to
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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