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... excepting that , as mathematical , they may be taken as illustrations of those
developments to which we have to direct our attention . 4 . Nor have we to
consider material developments , which , though effected by human contrivance ,
are still ...
I have called the doctrine of Infallibility an hypothesis : let it be so considered for
the sake of argument , that is , let it be considered to be a mere position ,
supported by no direct evidence , but required by the facts of the case , and
Or , again , from the natural and gradual course which the fact took , as in the
instance of inventions and discoveries , the history of which is on this account
often obscure ; or from loss of documents or other direct testimonies , as we
should not ...
His own work , and would direct and ratify those developments of doctrine which
were inevitable . Last of all , it has appeared , that in practical questions we are
intended to guide our course chiefly by presumptions , such as the foregoing ,
direct evig which invol mstances whts if it be possibles , Ecclesi‚ , ” by a caution
that he is giving but a sketch of the alleged corruption , and of the grounds on
which it is to be proved ; yet as much as a sketch he certainly means to give .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - StFrancisofAssisi - LibraryThing
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