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... acknowledges that such a project is opposed to the evident design of the
Church , and of her earliest teachers . ” 4 When Roman Catholics are accused of
substitut - o ing another Gospel for the primitive Creed , they answer that they
The Fathers in question , he seems to say , really held as modern Rome holds ;
for if they did not , they must have dissented from the Church of their own day ; for
the Church then held as modern Rome holds . And the Church then held as ...
These dearest bonds , then , of the Christian Name , so many and such , rightly
hold a man in belief in the Catholic Church , even though , by reason Cat . xviij .
26 . of the slowness of our understanding or our deserts , 250 [ Cuap . IV .
2 Monachism was a characteristic part of their ecclesiastical system : Ti . e . in
Greece : “ Sanctiores aures plebis quam corda sunt sacerdotum . ” S . Hil . contr .
Auxent . 6 . It requires some research to account for its hold on the barbarians .
of our hearts ; that our choice is an awful giving forth of lots on which salvation or
rejection is inscribed ; that “ before all things it is necessary to hold the Catholic
faith ; " that “ he that would be saved must thus think , ” and not otherwise ; that “ if
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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