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If we reduce religion , " he says , “ to a purely religious sentiment . . . it appears
evident that it must and ought to remain a purely personal concern . But I am
either strangely mistaken , or this religious sentiment is not the complete
expression of ...
When thus brought back to its true elements , to its essential nature , religion
appears no longer a purely personal concern , but ... A religious society ,
therefore , naturally results from the essential elements of religion , and is such a
The necessity of a superior power , of a form of government , is involved in the
fact of the existence of a religious , as it is in that of any other society . “ And not
only is a government necessary , but it naturally forms itself . . When events are ...
The civilian Julius Paulus lays it down as one of the leading principles of Roman
Law , that those who introduce new or untried religions should be degraded , and
if in the lower orders put to death . In like manner , it is enacted in one of ...
of darkness , and a pollution calling down upon the land the anger of heaven ; —
a religion which they associate with intrigue and conspiracy , which they speak
about in whispers , which they detect by anticipation in whatever goes wrong ...
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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
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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