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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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Tradition: nature & claims

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Tradition: nature & claims

Rejecting the view that the stream is clearer the closer to the source, Newman shows how we need to take into account the views of other Christians. He rejects what we would now call 'primitivism' by an appeal to what has been believed everywhere by everyone always; here he begins to examine what that might be.

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