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It may be added that , in matter of fact , all the definitions or received judgments of
the early and medieval Church rest upon ... the communication of the merits of
the Saints to our “ receiving a prophet ' s reward ” for " receiving a prophet in the ...
Again : “ The Epistle to the Hebrews , though received in the East , was not
received in the Latin Churches till St . Jerome ' s time . St . Irenĉus either does
not affirm , or denies that it is St . Paul ' s . Tertullian ascribes it to St . Barnabas .
Eutyches was honourably acquitted , and his doctrine received ; but the
assembled Fathers showed some backwardness to depose St . Flavian .
Dioscorus had been attended by a multitude of monks , furious zealots for the
The Henoticon declared that no symbol of faith but that of the Nicene Creed ,
commonly so called , should be received in the Churches ; it anathematized the
opposite heresies of Nestorius and Eutyches , and it was silent on the question of
Christians were bound to defend and to transmit the faith which they had
received , and they received it from the rulers of the Church ; and , on the other
hand , it was the duty of those rulers to watch over and define this traditionary
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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