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However , even in this transaction , we trace the original principle of Church
power , though miserably defaced and perverted , whose form Had yet not lost All
her original brightness , nor appeared Less than Archangel ruined and the
There are two » doctrines which are generally associated with the name of a
Father of the fourth and fifth centuries , and which can allege little definite
testimony in their behalf before his time , - Purgatory and Original Sin . The
dictum of ...
... the doctrine that between death and judgment there is a time or state of
punishment ; and the doctrine that all men , naturally propagated from fallen
Adam , are in consequence born destitute of original righteousness , — we find ,
on the one ...
One proposition necessarily leads to another , and a second to a third ; then
some limitation is required ; and the combination of these opposites occasions
some fresh evolutions from the original idea , which indeed can never be said to
That same principle of faith which attaches it to its original wrong doctrine would
attach it to the truth ; and that portion of its original doctrine , which was to be cast
off as absolutely false , would not be directly rejected , but indirectly , in the ...
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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