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It admits of being interpreted in one of two ways : if it be narrowed for the purpose
of disproving the catholicity of the Creed of Pope Pius , it becomes also an
objection to the Athanasian ; and if it be relaxed to admit the doctrines retained by
The dictum of Vincent admits both or excludes both , according as it is or is not
rigidly taken ; but if used as the “ Lesbian Rule , " then of course it can be made to
admit Original Sin and exclude Purgatory . On the one hand , the notion of ...
Another secession is that of the Bryanites ; another , of the Independent
Methodists , who reject a “ hired ministry , " as they call it , and admit nothing but
lay teachers . And another is that of the Protestant Methodists , who objected , or
at least ...
There is a well - known remark of Aristotle ' s , that “ it is much the same to admit
the probabilities of a mathematician and to ask demonstration from an orator . ”
Some things admit of much closer and more careful handling than others ; and
from the Apostles , but it was a kingdom besides ; and as a kingdom admits of the
possibility of rebels , so does such a Church admit of sectaries and schismatics ,
but not of independent portions . Let us hear Gibbon ' s description of it , an ...
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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