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... to live in the mind which is the recipient of it . Thus , mathematical ideas , real
as they are , cannot be called living , for they have no influence and lead to
nothing . But when some great enunciation , whether true or false , about human
Mahometanism may be in external developments scarcely more than a
compound of other theologies , yet no one would deny that there has been a
living idea somewhere in that religion , which has been so strong , so wide , so
lasting a bond ...
The Church of Rome can con - o sult expedience more freely than other bodies ,
as trusting to her living tradition , and is sometimes thought to disregard principle
and scruple when she is but dispensing with forms . Thus Saints are often ...
By others , “ the Mother of all living , " as being the antitype of Eve ; for , as St .
Epiphanius observes , “ in truth , ” not in shadow , " from Mary was Life itself
brought into the world , that Mary might bear things living , and might become
Mother of ...
Yet it is still living , if there be a living religion or philosophy in the world ; vigorous
, energetic , persuasive , progressive ; vires acquirit cundo ; it grows and is not
overgrown ; it spreads out , yet is not enfeebled ; it is ever germinating , yet ever ...
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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