The Ecclesiastical History of M. L'abbé Fleury, from A.D. 429 to A.D. 456 (Google eBook)

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J.H. Parker, 1844 - Church history - 471 pages
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Page 95 - Prince and Head of the Apostles, the Pillar of the Faith and Foundation of the Catholic Church, received from our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 47 - And now he was so happy as to have nothing to do but to die ; to do which he stood in need of no longer time ; for he had studied it long, and to so happy a perfection, that in...
Page 164 - Incarnation, we are obliged to say that we think of them — not as if we would add anything whatsoever to the Nicene Creed, or pretend to explain mysteries which are ineffable, but to stop the mouths of those who wish to attack us. We declare, then, that our Lord Jesus Christ is the only Son of God ; perfect God and perfect man, composed of a reasonable soul and a body ; in respect of His Godhead, ' begotten of the Father before all ages...
Page 228 - ... that be separated which is secret, and that considered alone which is seen, as of necessity it must in all those speeches that make distinction of sacraments from sacramental grace, the name of a sacrament in such speeches can imply no more than what the outward substance thereof doth comprehend. And to make complete the outward substance of a sacrament, there is required an outward form, which form sacramental elements receive from sacramental words.
Page 79 - ... by the canons, and by the letter of our most holy father and colleague Celestine, Bishop of the Roman Church ; after having shed many tears, we are agreed upon this unhappy sentence.
Page 236 - And he brought me to the inner court of the Lord's House, and behold, at the door of the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs towards the temple of the Lord and their faces towards the east: and they worshipped the sun towards the east.
Page 377 - Godhead, and consubstantial with us in respect of the manhood, like unto us in all things, yet without sin ; begotten of the Father before all ages, in respect of the Godhead, and the same in these last days, born of Mary the Virgin, Mother of God, in respect of the manhood, for our sake and for our salvation ; one and the same Christ, Son, Lord, Only-begotten, in two...
Page 74 - The bishops unanimously cried: "Whosoever does not anathematize Nestorius, let himself be anathema; the true faith anathematizes him; the holy council anathematizes him. Whosoever holds fellowship with Nestorius, let him be anathema. We all anathematize the letter and the doctrines of Nestorius. We all anathematize Nestorius and his followers, and his ungodly faith, and his ungodly doctrine.
Page 377 - We, then, following the holy Fathers, all with one consent, teach men to confess one and the same Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, the same perfect in Godhead and also perfect in manhood; truly God and truly man...
Page 164 - Father before all ages/ and the same, according to the humanity, born in these latter days for our salvation, of the Virgin Mary; in respect of His Godhead, consubstantial with the Father, and the same consubstantial with us, according to the humanity, for the two natures have been united: and therefore we confess one Christ, one Son, one Lord. In consistence with the notion of this union without confusion, we confess that the Blessed Virgin is Mother of God, because God the "Word was incarnate and...

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