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... so that De RancÚ , the celebrated Abbot of La Trappe , in controversy with
Mabillon , maintained his ground with great plausibility against the latter ' s
apology for the literary occupations for which the Benedictines of France are so
arbitrates in an Alexandrian controversy . St . Athanasius , driven from his Church
, makes all Christendom his home , from Treves to Ethiopia , and introduces into
the West the discipline of the Egyptian Antony . St . Jerome is born in Dalmatia ...
For some time he had been engaged in teaching a doctrine concerning the
Incarnation , which he maintained indeed to be none other than that of St . Cyril '
s in his controversy with Nestorius , but which others denounced as an heresy in
Thus the tendency of the controversy with the Arians was to raise our view of our
Lord ' s Mediatorial acts , to impress them on us in their divine rather than their
human aspect , and to associate them more intimately with the ineffable glories ...
The controversy began in Apollinaris , who confused or denied the Two Natures
in Christ , and was condemned by Pope Damasus . A reaction followed , and
Theodore of Mopsuestia ventured to teach the doctrine of Two Persons .
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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