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... problems in human nature , in human destinies , which cannot be solved in this
life , which depend on an order of things unconnected with the visible world , but
which unceasingly agitate the human mind with a desire to comprehend them .
Lastly , he proceeds to assert that Platonism has introduced into the Church
wrong opinions about human liberty , the state of the dead , the human soul , the
Holy Trinity and kindred doctrines , religious contemplation , and the
interpretation of ...
Speaking of the weakness of the Understanding , Huet says :“ God , by His
goodness , repairs this defect of human nature , by granting us the inestimable
gift of Faith , which confirms our staggering Reason , and corrects that perplexity
What St . Thomas says of the cognizance of divine things extends also to the
knowledge of human , according to the doctrine of Suarez . " We often correct , '
he says , “ the light of Nature by the light of Faith , even in things which seem to
Suarez shows afterwards that the natural evidence of this principle is not
sufficient , because divine Faith , which is infused into our understanding , cannot
be bottomed upon human faith alone , how clear and firm soever it is , as upon a
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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
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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