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Corruption is a breaking up of the subject in which it takes place , or its resolution
into its component parts , which involves eventually a loss of unity . Again , it is
only applied to organized matter ; a stone may be crushed to powder , but cannot
Moreover , corruption , as seen in the physical world , not only immediately
precedes dissolution , but immediately follows upon development . It is the
turning - point or transition - state in that continuous process by which the birth of
a living ...
of development ; that is not a corruption which is both a chronic and an active
state , or which is capable of holding together the component parts of a \ system .
From this analysis seven tests of a development may be drawn of varying
the course of development which has preceded it , is no true development but a
corruption . This subject , however , will come before us by and bye . Blackstone
supplies us with an instance in another subject matter , when he observes that ...
A corruption is of brief duration , runs itself out quickly , and ends in death . This
general law gives us additional assistance in determining the character of the
developments of Christianity commonly called Catholic . When we consider the ...
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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