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... and such too are the various explanations given by astronomers from Ptolemy
to Newton of the apparent motions of the heavenly bodies . But it is as
unphilosophical on that account to object to the one as to object to the other . Nay
, more so ...
with a devout curiosity to the contemplation of the object of its adoration , and
begins to form statements concerning it , before it knows whither , or how far , it
will be carried . One proposition necessarily leads to another , and a second to a
And , in like manner , the ideas which we are granted of Divine Objects under the
Gospel , from the nature of the case and because they are ideas , answer to the
originals so far as this , that they are whole , indivisible , substantial , and may be
St . Leo , dissatisfied with the measure altogether , nevertheless sent his legates ,
but with the object , as their commission stated , and a letter he addressed to the
Council , of " condemning the heresy , and reinstating Eutyches if he retracted .
This inference seems to follow , that the Spanish Church considered the Saints to
be in the number of objects either of ... The very drift of the prohibition is this , -
lest what is in itself an object of worship ( quod colitur ) should be worshipped in ...
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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