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Nor is it more reasonable to express surprise , that at this time of day a theory is
necessary , granting for argument ' s sake that the theory is novel , than to have
directed a similar wonder in disparagement of the theory of gravitation , or the ...
No one has power over the issues of his principles ; we cannot manage our
argument , and have as much of it as we please and no more . An argument is
needed , unless Christianity is to abandon the province of argument ; and those
I will hazard a distinction here between the facts of revelation and its principles ;
— the argument from Analogy is more concerned with its principles than with its
facts . The revealed facts are special and singular , from the nature of the case ...
ON THE NATURE OF THE ARGUMENT IN BEHALF OF THE EXISTING
DEVELOPMENTS OF CHRISTIANITY . SECTION 1 . PRESUMPTIVE
CHARACTER OF THE PROOF . In proceeding to the consideration of the
character of the argument ...
One person , for instance , is convinced by Paley ' s argument from the Miracles ,
another is not ; and why ? Because the former admits that there is a God , that He
governs the world , that He wishes the salvation of man , that the light of nature ...
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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