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No one doubts , with such exception as has just been allowed , that the Roman
Catholic communion of this day is the successor and representative of the
Medieval Church , or that the Medieval Church is the legitimate heir of the Nicene
; even ...
... Cyprian speaks of the communion of an infant under Wine , and of a woman
under Bread ; and St . Ambrose speaks of his brother in shipwreck folding the
Bread in a handkerchief , and placing it round his neck ; and the monks and
For all the monks in the desert , where there is no priest , keep the communion at
home , and receive ( partake it from themselves ( ad ' tavrov ) . In Alexandria too ,
and in Egypt , each of the laity , for the most part , has the Communion in his ...
But the word certainly contains also an allusion to the faith and communion of the
Roman See . In this sense the Emperor Theodosius , in his letter to Acacius of
Berrhea , contrasts it with Nestorianism , which was within the Empire as well as ...
The Emperor Gratian , in the fourth century , had ordered that the Churches which
the Arians had usurped should be restored , not to those who held " the Catholic
faith , ” or “ the Nicene Creed , ” or were “ in communion with the orbis terrarum ...
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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