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Mahometanism may be in external developments scarcely more than a
compound of other theologies , yet no one would deny that there has been a
living idea somewhere in that religion , which has been so strong , so wide , so
lasting a bond ...
While , then , on the one hand , it is probable that some means will be granted for
ascertaining the legitimate and true developments of Revelation , it appears , on
the other , that these means must of necessity be external to the developments ...
He proceeds to speak in detail of the external and internal evils which Neo -
platonism inflicted on the Church ; with the external we are not concerned . Under
the latter head , he mentions the history of Synesius , in the fifth century , who ...
Still , I believe , it continued substantially the same in the judgment of the world
external to it , while there was an external world to judge of it . “ They thought it
enough , ” says Julian in the fourth century , of our Lord and His Apostles , “ to ...
The favour shown to it for a while by Pope Victor is an evidence of its external
resemblance to orthodoxy ; and the celebrated Martyrs and Saints in Africa , in
the beginning of the third century , Perpetua and Felicitas , or at least their Acts ...
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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