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There is no other way of learning or of teaching . We cannot teach except by
aspects or views , which are not identical with the thing itself which we are
teaching . Two persons will convey the same truth to another , yet by methods
and through ...
The doctrine of the Incarnation is a fact , and cannot be paralleled by anything in
nature ; ' the doctrine of Mediation is a principle , and is abundantly exemplified in
its provisions . Miracles are facts ; inspiration is a fact ; divine teaching once for ...
Moreover , the very scale on which they have been made , their high antiquity yet
present promise , their gradual formation yet precision , their harmonious order ,
dispose the imagination most forcibly towards the belief that a teaching so ...
At length he found he must be guided by Authority ; then came the question ,
Which authority among so many teachers ? ... to her believe , " whereas heretics “
boast that they do not impose a yoke of believing , but open a fountain of
These sects had no stay or consistence , yet they contained elements of truth
amid their error , and had Christianity been as they , it might have resolved into
them ; but it had that hold of the truth which gave its teaching a gravity , a
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DrArmitage - LibraryThing
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