Caction ratio dating
Slie teaches the same dogmas and claims the same authority over the mind, the heart, and tlie conscience in this enliglitened age, and in this free republic, that slie did in the barbarous ages under feudalism, and what she teaches and claims ceases to be in harmony with men's convictions, or their- sense of their own rights and dignity." Tlie chui'ch, then, you think, in order to be able to serve' the world, should not govern it, but suffer herself to be gov- erned by it, and take care to teach it only what it already believes and holds ?
Tliis is a very good principle, no doulit, for a journalist, wlio seeks only a wide circulation for his journal, but do you think our Lord acted on it?
MICHAEL'S COLLEGE TORONTO, CANADA LIBRARY PRESENTED BY Reverend J. Among them were two who particularly attracted ni}' attention.
While at the spring, around which had sprung up a small village called Springdale, consisting of an unfinished meet- ing-house, one or two boarding-houses, and a large hotel, I foi'med the acquaintance of several gentlemen whose con- versation interested me much.
She fails to keep religion up with the times, refuses to advance with modern society, and the world goes on without her." " AVhither ? " " Not the least." "Is it not possible for the church to remain immovable Jierself, and yet be very progressive in her influence on in- dividuals and society generally?
" " To aid progress the church must be herself progressive." "You see, then, neither argument nor wit in i)r.
John- son's reply to the learned butcher who gave it as his opinion that to criticise a great poet, one should himself be a great poet : ' Nonsense, sir !
as well say he who kills fat oxen should himself be fat.' I have always thought differently.
Motion reqrires a mover, and the mover cannot move unless it is itself immovable. The Conversa- tions turn on questions of the day and the hour, and taken as a whole they form a passable defence of the church against the objections urged in the name of liberalism and progress, or so-called modern civilization.One, many years the elder, ■was apj.iarently a minister or a priest, with a quiet and unobtrusive manner, evidently a man of foreign birth and education, but speaking English as if it had been his native tongue. I have explained the teach- ings of the church where they conflict with the spirit of the- age, but I have not sought to conform them to that spirit. — During the intense heat of the summer days of 1868, I was ordered by my physicians to try the virtues of a newly- discovered mineral spring, in a distant state, which was be- ginning to acquire considerable reputation. 162 " II., National Wealth 184 " III., Civil and Political Libertt . 201 Last Article, Religious Liberty 322 The School Question 241 Church and State 263 Unification and Education ... 400 Papal Infallibility 412 The Church Above the State 430 Education and the Republic ... 445 Gallicanism and Ultramontanism 463 Papal Infallibility and Civil Allegiance . 483 Newman's Reply to Gladstone 499 The Public School System 515 The Family, Christian and Pagan 526 Father Thebacd's Irish Rack 547 Protestant Journalism ... I do not believe in making concessions of what is not mine to concede.