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" It may almost be laid down as an historical fact that the mystical interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together. "
The Arians of the Fourth Century - Page 413
by John Henry Newman - 1871 - 478 pages
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The Irish Ecclesiastical Record

English periodicals - 1904
...philosophy, both in explanation of the Old Testament and in defence of their own doctrine. It may be almost laid down as an historical fact, that the mystical...interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together. These remarks, however, must be taken to apply to the over-zealous exponents of the ' literal ' method...
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Development of Christian Doctrine: Some Historical Prolegomena

Jaroslav Pelikan - Religion - 1969 - 149 pages
...Gospel; the Christian Apologists proved its divinity by means of the allegorical. ... It may be almost laid down as an historical fact, that the mystical interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together.77 Yet in spite of the riches contributed to Christian devotion and theology by the allegorical...
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Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture

Henri De Lubac - Religion - 1998 - 453 pages
...interpretation of Scripture... . The formal connexion of this mode of interpretation (the mystical sense) with Christian theology is noticed by Porphyry, who...interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together" (1833; ed. of 1876,104-5). An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine, p. II, ch. VII, 4: Scripture...
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Newman and the Word

Terrence Merrigan, Ian Turnbull Ker - Religion - 2000 - 260 pages
...interpretation of Scripture allows a development of doctrine. Later in the same text he claims that it may almost be laid down as an historical fact that...interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together." 17 In the Apologia Newman acknowledges his debt to Butler on two accounts. One is the Platonic "analogy"...
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Scripture Matters: Essays on Reading the Bible from the Heart of the Church

Scott Hahn - Bible - 2003 - 191 pages
...Cardinal Newman observes at the conclusion of his study of doctrinal development: "It may be almost laid down as an historical fact that the mystical interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together."6 Sensory Deprivation Nevertheless, with the Protestant Reformation, spiritual exegesis gradually...
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Matthew: The Churchbook, Matthew 13-28

Frederick Dale Bruner - Religion - 2004 - 854 pages
...one. Jaroslav Pelikan, 1:61, cites Cardinal Newman's conclusion approvingly and, I think, correctly: "'It may almost be laid down as an historical fact,...interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together.'" I prefer rather to say that "christocentric interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together,"...
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The Letter and the Spirit

Robert Edward Bartlett - Religion - 2006 - 228 pages
...composition. Cardinal Newman indeed, in the last work that he wrote in the Church of England, says that " it may almost be laid down as an historical fact,...interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together," One is encouraged to hope that the ease may not be so bad, by noticing the kind of instances that he...
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An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine

Cardinal John Henry Newman - Dogma, Development of - 2007 - 468 pages
...philosophy, both in explanation of the Old Testament and in defence of their own doctrine. It may be almost laid down as an historical fact, that the mystical...interpretation and orthodoxy will stand or fall together 6, This is clearly seen, as regards the primitive theology, by a recent writer, in the course of a...
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