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... a memorable Sermon was published on the subject , out of about one hundred
and forty passages from the Fathers appended in the notes , not in formal proof ,
but in general illustration , only fifteen were taken from Ante - nicene writers .
PRESUMPTIVE CHARACTER OF THE PROOF . In proceeding to the
consideration of the ... Trifles light as air , " the poet tells us , “ are to the jealous ,
confirmations strong , As proofs of Holy Writ . ” Did a stranger tell us in a crowd to
mind our ...
The obscurity or unintelligibleness , " he says , “ of one part of a prophecy does
not in any degree invalidate the proof of foresight arising from the appearing
completion of those other parts which are understood . For the case is evidently
For instance , as to the miracles , whether of Scripture or the Church , “ the
number of those which carry with them their own proof now , and are believed for
their own sake , is small , and they furnish the grounds on which we receive the
And this has been the doctrine of all ages of the Church , as is shown by the
disinclination of her teachers to confine themselves to the mere literal
interpretation of Scripture . Her most subtle and powerful method of proof ,
whether in ancient or ...
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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