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wide questions open upon us on the very announcement . What is meant by “ the
Word , ” what by “ flesh , " what by “ became ? ” The answers to these involve a
process of investigation , and are developments . Moreover , when they have ...
Eutyches was supported by the Imperial Court , and by Dioscorus the Patriarch of
Constantinople ; the proceedings therefore at Constantinople were not allowed to
settle the question . A general Council was summoned for the ensuing ...
He then returns to the question urged against that Church , that “ she bids those
who come to her believe , " whereas heretics “ boast that they do not impose a
yoke of believing , but open a fountain of teaching . " On which he observes , “
Here a serious question presented itself to the minds of Christians , which was
now to be wrought out : — Were these punishments merely signs of contrition , or
in any sense satisfactions for sin ? If the former , they might be absolutely remitted
1 If so , the question follows which was above contemplated , if in consequence
of death , or the exercise of the Church ' s discretion , the “ plena poenitentia ” is
not accomplished in its ecclesiastical shape , how and when will the residue be ...
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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