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[ Epiphanius denies that the Paulianists circumcised . Hær . Ixv . 2. It is
remarkable that the Arian Whiston looked favourably on the rite . Biograph . Brit .
p . 4213. ] 6 Athan . de Decret . 2. 27 ; Sentent . Dionys . 3 , 4 ; ad Episc . Æg . 13 ;
de fug .
... adopted at Rome by the Artemas or Artemon , already mentioned , and his
followers , at the end of the second century . A contemporary writer , after saying
that they supported their “ God - denying apostasy ” by syllogistic forms of
... a philosophical error was introduced into the Church ; and this hypothetical
cause of a disputable resemblance has been apparently evidenced by the
solitary fact , which cannot be denied , that Arius himself was a presbyter of
And it is plain , that during the time when the sacred doctrines were passing into
the stock of public knowledge , Christian controversialists would be in a difficulty
how to conduct themselves , what to deny , explain or complete , in the popular ...
... because of the evident spiritual drift of various passages which , nevertheless ,
it does not interpret spiritually ; thus to the narrative contained in the
twentysecond chapter of Genesis , few people will deny an evangelical import ,
though the ...
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For its insights into shifts in historical method in the nineteenth century, it's pretty interesting. I concede that Newman has his charms! Read full review