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The shield of Catholic faith, or, Tertullian"s Prescriptions

Tertullian

The shield of Catholic faith, or, Tertullian"s Prescriptions

translated from the Latin, with copious notes and illustrations containing a general answer to all traducers of the Roman Catholic Church.

by Tertullian

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Published by Printed by J. Coyne in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heresies, Christian.,
  • Authority -- Religious aspects.,
  • Tradition (Theology)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTertullian"s Prescriptions
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 72, 122 p. ;
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18038913M

    Midwest Theological Forum (MTF) is a not-for-profit corporation that publishes materials and organizes courses for Catholic bishops, priests and laity. MTF is located in suburban Downers Grove, IL, 30 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. Among MTF's most popular books are Daily Roman Missal, Handbook of Prayers, the titles of The Didache Series, Missale Romanum, Book of the Gospels, and the. [] "Thy faith," He says, "hath saved thee" [] not observe your skill [] in the Scriptures. Now, faith has been deposited in the rule; it has a law, and (in the observance thereof) salvation. Skill, [] however, consists in curious art, having for its glory simply the readiness that comes from knack.

    TAN Books is a traditional Catholic publisher of Saints lives, liturgical and devotional works, and classic titles on dogmatic, ascetical and mystical theology. Bibles, books, booklets and calendars. Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, history, afterlife, miracles. Using the Latin words for "substance" and "person," Tertullian was one of the earliest to work out the doctrine of the Trinity in his apologetic and polemical writings such as Against Praxeas. He spoke of three persons (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) co-existing in one substance (Against Praxeas 29). Tertullian was also a defender of the faith.

    Prayer is the wall of faith, our shield and weapons against the foe who studies us from all sides. Hence, let us never set forth unarmed. Let us be mindful of our guard-duty by day and our vigil by night. Beneath the arms of prayer let us guard the standard of our general, and let . The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) “is a statement of the Church’s faith and of Catholic doctrine, attested to or illuminated by Sacred Scripture, the Apostolic Tradition and the Church’s Magisterium [learn more about Divine Revelation].. It is offered to all the faithful who wish to deepen their knowledge of the unfathomable riches of salvation.


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The shield of Catholic faith, or, Tertullian"s Prescriptions by Tertullian Download PDF EPUB FB2

Canon Ripley's book is a helpful explanation of many tenets of the Catholic faith, written for a midth Century audience. He is faithful to the Magisterium of the Church and effectively draws out the essential implications of the catechism in a way that is relevant for a contemporary audience/5(45).

-- [Anon], The Shield of Catholic Faith, or Tertullian's Prescriptions, Dublin: Printed by J. Coyne Translated from the Latin, with copious notes and illustrations: containing a general answer to all traducers of the Roman Catholic Church.

12mo, boards a little age worn & slightly warped, tear to spine, text mostly fine, a fair copy. Patrick wrote: "A good list but it begins to stray from the title "Books that Explain the Catholic Faith" to all things Catholic after no. " Thank you for the notification.

I haven't been "cultivating" this list (i.e., pruning it) for a long time. I guess it is time to do so. As Catholic Christians we understand faith to be one of the three, God-given theological virtues (faith, hope, and charity).

We profess our faith in numerous ways: baptism, Apostle’s Creed, evangelization and so on. Complimenting the shield of faith are the words of our mind and our lips that call out to our eternal Father. Tertullian, Latin in full Quintus Septimus Florens Tertullianus, (born c.

/, Carthage [now in Tunisia]—died afterCarthage), important The shield of Catholic faith Christian theologian, polemicist, and moralist who, as the initiator of ecclesiastical Latin, was instrumental in shaping the vocabulary and thought of Western Christianity.

Life. Knowledge of the life of Tertullian is based almost wholly. The first part of the book provides a summary of key Roman Catholic doctrines such as the relationship of reason with faith, Scripture and ecclesiological authority, papal infallibility and apostolic succession, the preeminence of Mary and the redemptive offices of the heavenly /5.

Author (and convert from Protestantism) Dave Armstrong has also written More Biblical Evidence for Catholicism: Companion to a Biblical Defense of Catholicism,One-Minute Apologist,The Catholic Verses: 95 Bible Passages That Confound Protestants,Bible Proofs for Catholic Truths: A Source Book for Apologists and Inquirers, etc/5(49).

Question: "What is the rule of faith?" Answer: The phrase rule of faith does not appear in the Bible. It was first used in a statement by the early church writer Tertullian in his On Prescription Against rule of faith is the set of standards that define a religion. Tertullian (/ t ər ˈ t ʌ l i ə n /; Latin: Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus; c.

– c. ?AD) was a prolific early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa. Of Berber origin, he was the first Christian author to produce an extensive corpus of Latin Christian literature.

He was an early Christian apologist and a polemicist against heresy, including Era: Patristic age. Tertullian, the prominent early apologist who produced the world’s first extensive corpus of Latin Christian literature was born as Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus in Carthage.

Widely recognized as the founder of Western theology he was one of the oldest extant Latin writers to propound the formal exposition of a Trinitarian theology.

Tertullian not only declares that to wear the crown would have been idolatry, but argues that no Christian can be a soldier without compromising his faith. Next in order is the "Scorpiace", or antidote to the bite of the Scorpion, directed against the teaching of the Valentinians that God cannot approve of martyrdom, since He does not want man.

This tendency sadly drew him into a rigorist heretical sect called the Monanists around AD. Tragically, Tertullian died around A.D. separated from full communion with the bishops of the Catholic Church whose authority he earlier upheld. Nevertheless, his early writings give powerful witness to the faith that comes to us from the apostles.

'The shield of Catholic faith, or, Tertullian's Prescriptions' -- subject(s): Religious aspects of Authority, Religious aspects, Tradition (Theology), Authority, Christian Heresies. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Although, even supposing that among intimate friends,(20) so to speak, they did hold certain discussions, yet it is incredible that these could have been such as to bring in some other rule of faith, differing from and contrary to that which they were proclaiming through the Catholic churches,(21)--as if they spoke of one God in the Church.

Tertullian. Tertullian (ca. ), classified as one of the early church fathers, was a notable early Christian was born in the city of Carthage in North Africa. Both of his parents were pagan, and his father was a centurion.

Tertullian received a thorough education in the knowledge of the Romans and the Greeks, and he apparently practiced law in Rome before his return to.

Tertullian was a key player in the transition of the church from a persecuted minority to a major influence in Roman society. Early in his ministry, he wrote his Apology, which defended the church against the persecutions of the state and explained the principle of. TRINITY “The mystery (see Rev.

) of the Trinity is the central doctrine of the catholic church. Upon it are based all the teachings of the church” [Handbook for Todays Catholic Page Think about that.

The Trinity is the CENTRAL DOCTRINE of the Catholic church and ALL their OTHER doctrines are based upon the TRINITY. A Proclamation of the Catholic Faith W e B elieve that the R oman C atholic C hurch is the O ne, T rue, H oly, A postolic and U niversal R eligion established by O ur L ord J esus C hrist upon the R ock who is P eter and H is successors for the salvation and sanctification of the entire human race.

Overstock sale—this edition is non-returnable. (© ) This text has been found in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Our Catholic Faith: Living What We Believe, written as an introduction to Catholicism, provides an overview of the faith using basic principles and teachings contained in the four pillars of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Here are just a few of the common misconceptions that are corrected in this book:That the Church claims to endow its priests with the power of forgiveness a power reserved to God Catholics believe inanimate objects (such as relics and holy water) can perform Catholics pray as well to statues, images, and relics.

That he was killed in hatred of the Faith may be regarded as certain. ISIS-linked killers entering a church and killing a priest while saying Mass is a clear sign of hatred of the Faith (barring a truly bizarre and improbable set of circumstances, such as the priest had somehow personally wronged them and they killed him for that reason).Tertullian, Christian and Pagan in the Roman Empire: The Witness of Tertullian.

Selections from the Fathers of the Church, Robert D. Sider, ed. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press,