Category Archives: Dogma

How can I understand, unless someone guides me?

InĀ DevelopmentĀ 1.3.5, Newman draws an inference: “If the Christian doctrine, as originally taught, admits of true and important developments, as was argued in the foregoing Section, this is a strong antecedent argument in favour of a provision in the Dispensation for … Continue reading

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Thomas — Conciliarist?

In an article (IIa IIae, 1, 10) about the pope’s authority to “ordain” (ordinare) an authoritative creed (symbolum fidei), Thomas argues that he pope does have this power, but makes the case thus: editio symboli facta est in synodo generali. … Continue reading

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