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Instrumentum Litteraturae

Yesterday we saw that Tertullian was willing to go so far as to call the soul “naturally Christian,” just as, in a sense, one might say the universe–the┬ácosmos┬áthat bears witness to divine order–is. And yet we do not apprehend God as we ought from nature. The impossibility of our absolute ignorance of him leads to […]

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Augustine on the Authority and Integrity of the Scriptures

I came across this passage from Augustine in my studies this morning. He is writing to Jerome and discussing his view of the Holy Scriptures: For I confess to your Charity that I have learned to yield this respect and honour only to the canonical books of Scripture: of these alone do I most firmly […]