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The Church

Tradition and Scripture

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Tradition and Scripture

Tradition is the life of the Church. Keble, like Pusey and Newman, believed that the Bible could only be approached with the proper spirit of reverence when it as approached not through our fallen intellect alone, but with the eyes of the ancient and undivided Church for which the texts were written and by which they were canonised.

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The Mission

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The Mission

In this second extract from the 1849 sermon at the opening of the London Oratory, Newman underlines why mission matters, nay, why it is all-important.

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Faith and private judgment

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Faith and private judgment

Then, as now, a want of faith, not just in the sense of not believing in the Church, bit not believing in its possibility, was the main obstacle to belief. We pray that the Spirit comes.

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The duty of the priest

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The duty of the priest

All Christians have a duty to guard the faith, but there is one class of men upon whom this duty falls preeminently. We should pray for them, and for all who carry on the Great Commission.

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