1 edition of Fifteen sermons preached before the University of Oxford, between A. D. 1826 and 1843 found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||September 19, 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 79 p. :|
|Number of Pages||69|
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Newman retired from Oxford in 1842 to the village of Littlemore. 1826 and 1843 by John Henry Newman, the final sermon being preached just two years before he was received into the Catholic Church. Reasoning, thus retrospectively employed in analyzing itself, results in a specific science or art, called logic, which is a sort of rhetoric, bringing out to advantage the implicit acts on which it has proceeded.
"By Reason is properly understood any process or act of the mind, by which, from knowing one thing, it advances on to know another," xii.
The Author has lately pursued this whole subject at considerable length in his ".explicit, evidential, and secular Reason. This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. He remembers better and worse on different subject-matters, and he reasons better and worse. "Reason, as the word is commonly used, rests on the evidence," x. He was made a cardinal of the Catholic Church in 1879.
3—alterations in its wording were unavoidable. the deficiency of truth in the power of eloquence, and even of words, but moreover, from the very neatness and definiteness of method, required in a written or spoken argument.
According to this popular sense, Faith is the judging on weak grounds in religious matters, and Reason on strong grounds.
Since what is not brought out into view cannot be acknowledged as existing, it comes to pass that exercises of reasoning not explicit are commonly ignored. By J ohn H enry N ewman.
During this time, he wrote a retraction of his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church and after writing his "Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine," he became a Roman Catholic. "All men have a reason, but not all men can give a reason. Vide the whole of the discourse.
This is the subject of the twelfth discourse; in which, however, stress ought to have been also laid upon the availableness, against such an abuse of Faith, of Reason, in the first and second improper senses of the word. A prominent member of the Church of England for the first half of his life, he converted to Roman Catholicism in 1845.
Before setting down a definition of Faith and of Reason, it will be right to consider what is the popular notion of Faith and Reason, in contrast with each other.
"Whatever be the real distinction and relation between Faith and Reason, the contrast which would be made between them on a popular view, is this,—that Reason requires strong evidence before it assents, and Faith is content with weaker evidence," x.