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Now what was the evidence he gave in order to concentrate those various
antecedent presumptions , to which he referred in behalf of the message which
he brought ? Very slight , yet something ; not a miracle , but his own word that
God had ...
... it frequently happens that omissions proceed on some law , as the varying
influence of an external cause ; and then , so far from being a perplexity , they
may even confirm such evidence as occurs , by becoming , as it were , its
a growth , a scantiness , a variation , an interruption of evidence , nay , even
silence , are to be expected , and are sometimes even necessary , and that
exactness and fulness of evidence may even prejudice the doctrine for which it is
Moreover , since the doctrines all together make up one integral religion , it
follows that the several evidences which respectively ... A collection of weak
evidences makes up a strong evidence ; again , one strong argument imparts
cogency to ...
For the evidence that any proposition is true , except such as are self - evident ,
lying only in the proofs a man has of it , whatsoever degrees of assent he affords
it , beyond the degrees of that evidence , it is plain all that surplusage of ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DrArmitage - LibraryThing
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