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Now the Fathers there assembled , for whatever reason , condemned , or at least
withdrew , when it came into the dispute , the word “ Homoiision , ” which was
received at Nicæa as the special symbol of Catholicism against Arius . Again , the
Spain may be added , if a late author is right in his view of the meaning of a
Spanish Canon ; 2 and Syria , as well as Egypt , at least at a later date , since
Nicephorus 3 tells us that the Acephali , having no Bishops , kept the Bread
which their ...
He may lead others through the written word , at least for some stages of their
course ; and if the formal basis on which He has rested His revelations be , as it is
, of an historical and philosophical character , then antecedent probabilities ...
Gaul is said at that era to have been perfectly free from heresies ; at least none
are mentioned as belonging to that country in the Theodosian Code . But in Egypt
, in the earlier part of the fourth century , the Meletian schism numbered one ...
Its rigid maintenance of the original Creed , yet its admission of a development ,
at least in the ritual , has just been instanced in the person of Tertullian . Equally
Catholic in their principle , whether in fact or anticipation , were most of the other
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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