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course of the Nestorian and Monophysite controversies in the fifth Paul of
Samosata , one of the first disciples of the Syrian school of theology , taught a
heresy sufficiently like Nestorianism , in which that school terminated , to be
mistaken for it ...
The Church might be evanescent or lost for a while in particular countries , or it
might be levelled and buried among sects , when the eye was confined to one
spot , or it might be confronted by the one and same heresy in various places ;
in Africa or the East would feel themselves bound to think or to act with their
fellow - sectaries of Rome or Constantinople ; and the great varieties or
inconsistencies of statement , which have come down to us concerning the tenets
of heresies ...
I think it no assumption to call Arianism , Nestorianism , and Eutychianism
heresies , or to identify the contemporary Catholic Church with ... Now , then , let
us consider the mutual relation of Christianity and heresy under these
instinctively caught , and so impetuously communicated , and so fiercely
maintained , a heresy , which had excited in the Empire , except at
Constantinople , little interest in the body of the people . The Visigoths are said to
have been converted ...
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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