A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines: Being a Continuation of "The Dictionary of the Bible"., Volume 3

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William Smith, Henry Wace
J. Murray, 1882 - Christian biography

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OCLC: 1113401
Related Subjects: Christian biography. | Fathers of the church -- Dictionaries. | Catholiques -- Biographies -- Dictionnaires anglais.
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Page 269 - For where the Church is, there is the Spirit of God; and where the Spirit of God is, there is the Church, and every kind of grace ; but the Spirit is truth.
Page 58 - equally deplorable and dangerous, that there are as many creeds as opinions among men, as many doctrines as inclinations, and as many sources of blasphemy as there are faults among us; because we make creeds arbitrarily, and explain them as arbitrarily. The Homoousion is rejected, and received, and explained away by successive synods.
Page 394 - And again, on any occasion when a person came who had been a follower of the elders, I would inquire about the discourses of the elders — what was said by Andrew, or by Peter, or by Philip, or by Thomas or James, or by John or Matthew, or any other of the Lord's disciples, and what Aristion and the presbyter John, the disciples of the Lord, say.
Page 227 - prior to all heretics that had been in the Christian Church." He believed " in one God, and that his Word was the Son of the one God ; who proceeded from him ; by whom all things were made, and without whom nothing was made...
Page 36 - The object of man's life here clearly is — to separate the good from the evil ; " to prove all things, and hold fast that which is good...
Page 113 - Ubi enim Ecclesia, ibi et Spiritus Dei ; et ubi Spiritus Dei, illic Ecclesia, et omnis gratia : Spiritus autem veritas.
Page 58 - Son is a subject of dispute for these unhappy times. Every year, nay, every moon, we make new creeds to describe invisible mysteries. We repent of what we have done, we defend those who repent, we anathematize those whom we defended. We condemn either the doctrine of others in ourselves, or our own .in that of others ; and reciprocally tearing one nnotl'.cr to pieces, we have been the cause of each other's ruin.
Page 267 - ... faith : In one God the Father Almighty, who made heaven and earth...
Page 244 - ... Bishop of Antioch has not so much as followed an ancient custom in performing ordinations in Cyprus, as those most religious persons who have come to the holy Synod have informed us, by writing and by word of mouth ; we declare that they who preside over the holy Churches which are in Cyprus, shall preserve, without gainsaying or opposition, their right of performing by themselves the ordinations of the most religious Bishops, according to the canons of the holy Fathers and the ancient custom.
Page 244 - Cyprus, who were with him, have declared unto us an innovation which has been introduced contrary to the laws of the Church, and the Canons of the holy Fathers, and which affects the liberty of all.

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