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pre-eminence of divine mercy according to the Greek Fathers

William B. Frazier

pre-eminence of divine mercy according to the Greek Fathers

by William B. Frazier

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Published by [S.n.] in Romae .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mercy.,
  • Fathers of the church, Greek.,
  • Christian literature, Early -- Greek authors.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam B. Frazier.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19821598M


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According to most of the Greek Fathers, the terms image and likeness do not mean exactly the same thing. ‘The expression according to the image,’ wrote John of Damascus, ‘indicates rationality and freedom, while the expression according to the likeness indicates assimilation to God through virtue (On the Orthodox Faith, 2, 12 (P.G.

Finding them deeply interested in Greek and Roman learning, he infused into them a love of philosophy, and led them to exchange their old zeal for the study of divinity. Remaining with him five years, they made such progress in divine things, that although they were still young, both of them were honored with a bishopric in the churches of Pontus.

Alfonsus de Liguori () was a principal proponent of the Marianist Movement, which glorifies Mary. He wrote a book entitled The Glories of Mary which is famous, influential and widely read. In this book, de Liguori says that Mary was given rulership over one half of the kingdom of God; Mary rules over the kingdom of mercy and Jesus rules over the kingdom of justice.

Book III Preface. Thou hast indeed enjoined upon me, my very dear friend, that I should bring to light the Valentinian doctrines, concealed, as their votaries imagine; that I should exhibit their diversity, and compose a treatise in refutation of them.

therefore have undertaken-showing that they spring from Simon, the father of all heretics-to exhibit both their doctrines and successions. Canon of the Old Testament. The word canon as applied to the Scriptures has long had a special and consecrated meaning.

In its fullest comprehension it signifies the authoritative list or closed number of the writings composed under Divine inspiration, and destined for the well-being of the Church, using the latter word in the wide sense of the theocratic society which began with God's.

A complete set of documents from the Fathers of the Church: saintly writers of the early centuries whom the Church recognizes as her special witnesses of the faith. Exposition of the ChristianFaith. Preface. On the eve of setting out for the East, to aid his uncle Valens in repelling a Gothic invasion, Gratian, the Emperor of the West, requested St.

Ambrose to write him a treatise in proof of the Divinity of Jesus n's object in making this request was to secure some sort of preservative against the corrupting influence of Arianism, which at. The Book of Ecclesiasticus is preceded by a prologue which professes to be the work of the Greek translator of the original Hebrew and the genuineness of which is undoubted.

In this preface to his translation, the writer describes, among other things, his frame of mind in undertaking the hard task of rendering the Hebrew text into Greek. The very superstition of the crowd, inspired by the common idolatry, when ashamed of the names and fables of their ancient dead borne by their idols, has recourse to the interpretation of natural objects, and so with much ingenuity cloaks its own disgrace, figuratively reducing Jupiter to a heated substance, and Juno to an aërial one.

Days past reveal the special goodness of God. God has not left the world to chance and inflexible laws. Nothing can surprise or thwart Him. He rules all creatures and events, showing mercy to those that love Him, and punishing those who rebel against Him.

In creating them. Our natural birth and regeneration are the acts of Divine mercy.