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And it must be allowed to such persons that , while reason antecedently suggests
an historical inquiry , as the means of arriving at a knowledge of Christianity , it
makes no promise that difficulties will not embarrass its course , or even preclude
Accordingly , every innovation upon the established paganism , except it was
allowed by the law , was rigidly repressed . Hence the professors of low
superstitions , of mysteries , of magic , of astrology , were the outlaws of society ,
and were in ...
sopon , " which stands for it in Greek ; they allowed that there was one Prosopon
or Parsopa , as they called it , and they held that there were two Persons . If it is
asked what they meant by parsopa , the answer seems to be , that they took the ...
6 This was immediately allowed them . The next act of the Council was to give
admission to Theodoret , who had been deposed at the Latrocinium . The
Imperial officers present urged his ? Ep . 116 . ? Conc . Hard . t . 2 , p . 36 . 3 Ep .
... that such unseemliness should prevail , this is especially to be deplored again
and again . ” 1 And in like manner St . Augustine suppressed the feasts called
Agapæ , which had been allowed the African Christians on their first conversion .
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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