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Men are impatient , and for precipitating things ; but the Author of Nature appears
deliberate throughout His operations , accomplishing His natural ends by slow
successive steps . And there is a plan of things beforehand laid out , which , from
The revealed facts are special and singular , from the nature of the case : but it is
otherwise with the revealed principles ; they are common to all the works of God :
and if the Author of Nature be the Author of Grace , it may be expected that ...
If a statement must be made of the doctrine of Eutyches himself , in whom the
controversy began , let it be said to consist in these two tenets : - in maintaining ,
first , that “ before the Incarnation there were two natures , after their union one , "
... and the holy Athanasius ; " he says at Constantinople , “ that they said , “ Of two
natures before the union , but that after the ... though the word “ nature ” is applied
to our Lord ' s manhood by St . Ambrose , St . Gregory Nazianzen , and others ...
He says that , in truth , not Christ , but that human nature which He had assumed ,
was raised and glorified in Him . The more plausible was the heretical argument
from those texts against His Divinity , the more emphatic is St . Athanasius ...
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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