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The number of persons holding an idea is no warrant for its objective character ,
else the many never could be wrong ; for uniformity of education , or the
sympathy kindled by enthusiasm , may carry many minds into one state , in which
belief in ...
mended , to persons similarly circumstanced ; and when it is presented to
persons variously circumstanced , under aspects , discordant indeed at first sight
, but reconcilable after such explanations as their respective states of mind
For instance , persons who have not cultivated the science of music are often
slow to believe that the harmonies of its great masters are more than a display of
skill , or than literally a composition , which falls in with the fancy of particular ...
And he might be fully assured that such persons and events were intended in a
satirical writing , merely from its being applicable to them . And , agreeably to the
last observation , he might be in a good measure satisfied of it , though he were ...
... the Third Person of the Holy Trinity has signified His Presence by the
appearance of a Dove , and the Second Person ... in setting it before persons
under instruction , to omit such parts as do not apply to them , as , when we quote
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DrArmitage - LibraryThing
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