An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine
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An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine

By John Henry Newman
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  • AN ESSAY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE.
  • JOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN.
  • PREFACE TO THE EDITION OF 1878.
  • ADVERTISEMENT TO THE FIRST EDITION.
    • OCULI MEI DEFECERUNT IN SALUTARE TUUM.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CONTENTS.
  • PART I.
    • DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENTS VIEWED IN THEMSELVES.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER I.
    • ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF IDEAS.
      • SECTION I.
      • SECTION II.
    • SECTION I.
    • SECTION II.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER II.
    • ON THE ANTECEDENT ARGUMENT IN BEHALF OF DEVELOPMENTS IN CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE.
      • SECTION I.
      • SECTION II.
      • SECTION III.
    • SECTION I.
    • SECTION II.
    • SECTION III.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER III.
    • ON THE HISTORICAL ARGUMENT IN BEHALF OF THE EXISTING DEVELOPMENTS.
      • SECTION I.
      • SECTION II.
    • SECTION I.
    • SECTION II.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • INSTANCES IN ILLUSTRATION.
      • SECTION I.
      • SECTION II.
      • SECTION III.
    • SECTION I.
    • SECTION II.
    • SECTION III.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PART II.
    • DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENTS VIEWED RELATIVELY TO DOCTRINAL CORRUPTIONS.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • GENUINE DEVELOPMENTS CONTRASTED WITH CORRUPTIONS.
      • SECTION I.
      • SECTION II.
      • SECTION III.
      • SECTION IV.
      • SECTION V.
      • SECTION VI.
      • SECTION VII.
    • SECTION I.
    • SECTION II.
    • SECTION III.
    • SECTION IV.
    • SECTION V.
    • SECTION VI.
    • SECTION VII.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • APPLICATION OF THE SEVEN NOTES TO THE EXISTING DEVELOPMENTS OF CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE.
      • APPLICATION OF THE FIRST NOTE OF A TRUE DEVELOPMENT. PRESERVATION OF TYPE.
      • SECTION I.
      • SECTION II.
      • SECTION III.
      • § 1. The Arians of the Gothic Race.
      • § 2. The Nestorians.
      • § 3. The Monophysites.
    • APPLICATION OF THE FIRST NOTE OF A TRUE DEVELOPMENT. PRESERVATION OF TYPE.
    • SECTION I.
    • SECTION II.
    • SECTION III.
    • § 1. The Arians of the Gothic Race.
    • § 2. The Nestorians.
    • § 3. The Monophysites.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • APPLICATION OF THE SECOND NOTE OF A TRUE DEVELOPMENT.
      • CONTINUITY OF PRINCIPLES.
      • § 1. The Principles of Christianity.
      • § 2. Supremacy of Faith.
      • § 3. Theology.
      • § 4. Scripture and its Mystical Interpretation.
      • § 5. Dogma.
      • § 6. Additional Remarks.
    • CONTINUITY OF PRINCIPLES.
    • § 1. The Principles of Christianity.
    • § 2. Supremacy of Faith.
    • § 3. Theology.
    • § 4. Scripture and its Mystical Interpretation.
    • § 5. Dogma.
    • § 6. Additional Remarks.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • APPLICATION OF THE THIRD NOTE Of A TRUE DEVELOPMENT.
      • ASSIMILATIVE POWER.
      • § 1. The Assimilating Power of Dogmatic Truth.
      • § 2. The Assimilating Power of Sacramental Grace.
    • ASSIMILATIVE POWER.
    • § 1. The Assimilating Power of Dogmatic Truth.
    • § 2. The Assimilating Power of Sacramental Grace.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • APPLICATION OF THE FOURTH NOTE OF A TRUE DEVELOPMENT.
      • LOGICAL SEQUENCE.
      • § 1. Pardons.
      • § 2. Penances.
      • § 3. Satisfactions.
      • § 4. Purgatory.
      • § 5. Meritorious Works.
      • § 6. The Monastic Rule.
    • LOGICAL SEQUENCE.
    • § 1. Pardons.
    • § 2. Penances.
    • § 3. Satisfactions.
    • § 4. Purgatory.
    • § 5. Meritorious Works.
    • § 6. The Monastic Rule.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER X.
    • APPLICATION OF THE FIFTH NOTE OF A TRUE DEVELOPMENT.
      • ANTICIPATION OF ITS FUTURE.
      • § 1. Resurrection and Relics.
      • § 2. The Virgin Life.
      • § 3. Cultus of Saints and Angels.
      • § 4. Office of the Blessed Virgin.
    • ANTICIPATION OF ITS FUTURE.
    • § 1. Resurrection and Relics.
    • § 2. The Virgin Life.
    • § 3. Cultus of Saints and Angels.
    • § 4. Office of the Blessed Virgin.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • APPLICATION OF THE SIXTH NOTE OF A TRUE DEVELOPMENT.
      • CONSERVATIVE ACTION ON ITS PAST.
      • SECTION I.
      • SECTION II.
    • CONSERVATIVE ACTION ON ITS PAST.
    • SECTION I.
    • SECTION II.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • APPLICATION OF THE SEVENTH NOTE OF A TRUE DEVELOPMENT.
      • CHRONIC VIGOUR.
    • CHRONIC VIGOUR.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES:
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