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... to appeal to past ages , or to some of them ; but Protestantism , as a whole ,
feels it , and has felt it . This is shown in the determina - S tion already referred to ,
of dispensing with historical Christianity altogether , and of forming a Christianity
With a view , then , of furnishing another illustraVid . Bingh . Ant . xv . 4 , § 7 ; and
Fleury , Hist . xxvi . 50 , note g . hurch of its hurches - Greek tion of the peculiar
logical method on which I have 164 [ CHAP . III . INSTANCES IN ILLUSTRATION
His “ march , " says Gibbon , “ must be considered as the emigraAguirr . Concil . t
. 2 , p . 191 . 2 Dunham , p . 125 . 3 Hist . Franc . iii . 10 . his cosaints : . . . Started
to tion of an entire people ; the wives and children. 4 Ch . 39 . * Vict . Vit , i . 14 .
tion of an entire people ; the wives and children of the Goths , their aged parents ,
and most precious effects , were carefully transported ; and some idea may be
formed of the heavy luggage that now followed the camp by the loss of two ...
1 Not in one principle or doctrine only , but in its whole system , Montanism is a
remarkable anticipa. * De Virg . Vel . 1 . tion or presage of developments which
soon began to show 350 THE SECOND AND THIRD TESTS . [ CHAP . VI .
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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