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Such is the rule of historical interpretation which has been professed in the
English school of divines ; and it contains a majestic truth , and offers an
intelligible principle , and wears a reasonable air . It is congenial , or , as it may
be said , native ...
The old offices or functions of government remained : it was only that the
Imperator , or Commander in Chief , concen . trated them in his own person .
Augustus was Consul and Tribune , Supreme Pontiff and Censor , and the
Imperial rule was ...
The rule of the Lombards in the north of Italy succeeded to that of the Goths ,
Arians , like their predecessors , without their toleration . The clergy they brought
with them seem to have claimed their share in the possession of the Catholic ...
St . Cyprian , or St . Ambrose , or St . Bede , or St . Bernard , or St . Carlo , or such
popular books as Horstius ' s Paradisus Animo , are specimens of a rule which is
too obvious to need formal proof . It is exemplified in the theological decisions ...
The great Society , which bears no earthly name , still more secular in its
organization , and still more simply dependent on the See of St . Peter , has been
still more distinguished than any Order before it for the rule of obedience ...
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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