Ecclesiology in Newman’s Sermons, 1825–1835
Ecclesiology in Newman’s Sermons, 1825–1835

The cumulative effect of the theological debates at Oxford, together with his pastoral experience and personal reflections, gradually led Newman to a more high church ecclesiological approach, especially on visibility, invisibility, and apostolicity of the church.

Pablo Blanco
Pablo Blanco
October 29, 2021
22 min
"Knowing God, Being Made holy," A Lecture by Jennifer Newsome Martin
It is Better for Sun and Moon to Drop from Heaven
It is Better for Sun and Moon to Drop from Heaven

It's one of Newman's most notorious lines, and a claim I for one wish were untrue: "The Catholic Church holds it better for the sun and moon to drop from heaven, for the earth to fail, and for all the many millions on it to die of starvation in extremest agony, as far as temporal affliction goes, than that one soul, I will not say, should be lost, but should commit one single venial sin, should tell one wilful untruth, or should steal one poor farthing without excuse."

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