Belief and Practice

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Longmans, Green, 1915 - Anglo-Catholicism - 244 pages

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Page 164 - I am the living bread which came down out of heaven : if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever : yea and the bread which I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world.
Page 162 - It is the spirit that quickeneth ; the flesh profiteth nothing : the words that I have spoken unto you are spirit, and are life.
Page 161 - The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not a communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not a communion of the body of Christ?
Page 120 - Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life? And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good save one, even God.
Page 23 - The theories of science', Spens said, 'have their significance in large measure, and have their primary authority, in the fact that they express, relate, and enable us to predict, available experience
Page 87 - Christ was untrue, the conclusion must be, not that we should brush aside the traditional dogmas as of no significance, and that we should get back to the teaching of Jesus the Prophet, but that Catholic theology is much less interested in the historic person of Jesus than it previously supposed. The value of its doctrines would not vanish with the discovery that they were myth. They must at least be myth which is highly significant.
Page 147 - Yea, he informs us that there "shall be joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth more than over ninety-and-nine just persons which need no repentance.
Page v - ... and pupils. The lecturer, after vainly trying to distinguish between Liberalism which he rejects, and Modernism which he defends, asks what must be the attitude of a scholar to-day in view of the general' discrediting of many of the teachings of the Christian Church. He answers: " The Modernists make clear their acceptance of Catholic experience and their belief that any sound theology must embody this acceptance. The extent of Catholicism, its parallels in other religions, and its power to stimulate...
Page 158 - ... Communion proper, and (2) the common meal. The words ' If any is holy, let him come ; if any is not, let him repent ' (ch. x) will in that case have a retrospective force, covering the combined celebration of Eucharist and Agape. III. It remains to add a word about the formula of Institution. The words ' This is my body ' and ' This is my blood,' or ' This cup is the new covenant in my blood,' are guaranteed as the genuine words of our Lord by the combined testimony of the four New Testament...
Page 3 - If it is conceived as an imperfect but real insight, as an imperfect but growing knowledge of God, and as an imperfect but a substantial grasp of the possibilities of experience, a new attitude becomes inevitable.

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