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... that the more , considering that prophecy had already determined that it was to
be a power visible in the world and sovereign over it , characters which are
accurately fulfilled in that historical Christianity to which we commonly give the
St Mary Magdalen . de ing their fulfilment in itself . Such are the words , “ Thou art
Peter , and upon this rock I will build My Church ; and the gates of hell shall not
prevail against it , and I will give unto Thee the Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven .
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 .
Triephon , his friend , expresses a fear lest he has heard some incantation , and
is led by the course of the dialogue , before his friend tells his tale , to give some
account of Christianity , being himself a Christian . After speaking of the creation ...
gives. of an idea from its corruptions and perversions . 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
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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