Text-book of Church History

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Lippincott, 1888 - Church history
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Page 177 - But the tendency to an extremely subtile development and precise definition of doctrines, which sprang from the controversies of the preceding century, became continually more one-sided. Hence, it called into existence a dialectic scholasticism, which was in no way inferior to that of the most flourishing period of the middle ages, either in the greatness or minuteness of the careful and acute development of its scientific form, or in the full and accurate exhibition of its religious contents.
Page 111 - ... ad hanc enim ecclesiam propter potentiorem principalitatem necesse est omnem convenire ecclesiam, hoc est eos qui sunt undique fideles, in qua semper ab his qui sunt undique [Text in Ordnung ?] conservata est ea quae est ab apostolis traditio" (dazu AHABNACK, SBBA, 1893 S.
Page 188 - Creed was enlarged by the addition of a formula affirming the equality of the Holy Spirit with the Father and the Son.
Page 79 - God, had come into the world in the form of a man, but without being really a man. He had, in appearance, suffered in Judea, and manifested himself to the Jews as the Son, to the Samaritans as the Father, and to the Gentiles as the Holy Ghost.
Page 394 - At another synod held in Rome (1075), the real contest against simony and the practice of receiving investiture from secular lords was commenced. Any ecclesiastic who in future should accept office from the hands of a layman was to be deposed, and the secular lord who bestowed investiture to be excommunicated. This threat was first put in execution in the case of Henry's personal advisers, who had been guilty of the most shameless simony. The Emperor, at the time fully engaged with suppressing a...
Page 120 - James, the second epistle of Peter, the second and third epistles of John, the epistle of Jude, and the book of Revelation ; seven in all.
Page 408 - ... power over the lower creation. We are reminded by these traits of other saintly persons of deeply sympathetic nature, of Hugh of Lincoln followed by his tame swan, of Anselm protecting the leveret, of Francis of Assisi conversing familiarly with the fowls of the air and the beasts of the field as with brothers and sisters. But if the " I " was thus strong and deep, the " not I " was not less marked — " Not I, but Christ that liveth in me." His fervour at the celebration of the Holy Sacrament...
Page 52 - Transubstantiation, always and absolutely held fast to the presence of the body and blood of Christ in the Sacrament. For as we have now before us the transition stage of his opinions, it is, at least, supposable that Wiclif, after he had once attacked the Church-doctrine, was only gradually carried farther in his thoughts.
Page 62 - Apostles," and then, after reference to three points of that witness which they furnish, he adds, " in the face of such indubitable evidence, it is difficult to account for the pertinacity with which Romish and Angelican theologians insist that these two offices had from the first been different in name and functions...
Page 261 - GENNADIUS, the first Patriarch of Constantinople after the capture of that city by the Turks.

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