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Lutheranism , as is well known , has by this time become almost simple heresy or
infidelity ; it has terminated , if it has even yet reached its limit , in a denial both of
the Canon and the Creed , nay , of many principles of morals . Accordingly the ...
The natural tendency of the heretical doctrine concerning Faith is to make men
over - confident , in cases where they do not become sceptical and unbelieving .
Thus the same Father says that the Valentinians attribute to themselves ...
Thus outward rites , which are but worthless in themselves , lose their own
character and become Sacraments under the gospel ; circumcision , as St . Paul
says , is carnal and has come to an end , yet Baptism is a perpetual ordinance ,
And as the one was seduced to flee God , so the other was persuaded to obey
God , that the Virgin Mary might become the Advocate ( Paraclete ) of the Virgin
Eve , that as mankind has been bound to death through a Virgin , through a
Virgin it ...
For thus the sins of youth are turned to ' account by the profitable penance of
manhood ; and terrors , which the philosopher scorns in the individual , become
the benefactors and earn the gratiWhat about ' to I Corinthians tude of become
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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