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NPNF2-10. Ambrose: Selected Works and Letters by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

The author praises Gratian’s zeal for instruction in the Faith, and speaks lowly of his own merits. Taught of God Himself, the Emperor stands in no need of human instruction; yet this his devoutness prepares the way to victory.

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History of the Christian Church, Volume VI: The Middle Ages. A.D. 1294-1517 by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

. During the last century of the Middle Ages, the religious life of the laity was stimulated by some new devices, especially in Germany. There, the effort to instruct the laity in the matters of the Christian faith was far more vital and active than in any other part of Western Christendom.

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NPNF2-04. Athanasius: Select Works and Letters by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

1, 362, to Feb. 1, 366. (a) The Council of Alexandria in 362. The eight months of undisturbed residence enjoyed by Athanasius under Julian were well employed. One of his first acts was to convoke a Synod at Alexandria to deal with the questions which stood in the way of the peace of the Church.

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Creeds of Christendom, with a History and Critical notes. Volume I. The History of Creeds. by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

Literature. I. English Congregationalism. See the sources of the Westminster Assembly, and the historical works of Neal, Stoughton, and others mentioned in §§ 92, 93, and 94.

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Creeds of Christendom, with a History and Critical notes. Volume I. The History of Creeds. by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

Protestant Christendom has a nominal membership of about one hundred millions, chiefly in the northern and western parts of Europe and America,…

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History of the Christian Church, Volume I: Apostolic Christianity. A.D. 1-100 by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

. There is no necessary conflict between faith and criticism any more than between revelation and reason or between faith and philosophy. God is the author of both, and he cannot contradict himself.

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History of the Christian Church, Volume IV: Mediaeval Christianity. A.D. 590-1073 by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

. Literature: The works of Bede, Gildas, Nennius, Ussher, Bright, Pryce, quoted in § 7. Britain made its first appearance in secular history half a century before the Christian era, when Julius Caesar, the conqueror of Gaul, sailed with a Roman army from Calais across the channel, and added the British island to the dominion of the eternal city,…

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History of the Christian Church, Volume III: Nicene and Post-Nicene Christianity. A.D. 311-600 by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

. Thus much respecting the doctrine of Mary. Now the corresponding practice. From this Mariology follows Mariolatry. If Mary is, in the strict sense of the word, the mother of God, it seems to follow as a logical consequence, that she herself is divine, and therefore an object of divine worship.

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History of the Christian Church, Volume V: The Middle Ages. A.D. 1049-1294 by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

. Central Asia and what is now the Chinese Empire were almost as unknown to Western Europe in the twelfth century as the lake region of Central Africa was before the journeys of Speke, Livingstone, and Stanley.

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History of the Christian Church, Volume VII. Modern Christianity. The German Reformation by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)

. The Catholic system of Christianity, both Greek and Roman, is sacramental and sacerdotal. The saving grace of Christ is conveyed to men through the channel of seven sacraments, or "mysteries," administered by ordained priests, who receive members into the church by baptism, accompany them through the various stages of life,…

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