TITLE

AVOIDING ABSOLUTISM

AUTHOR(S)
HORAN, DANIEL P.
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
America;11/24/2014, Vol. 211 Issue 16, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the 2014 Synod on the Family and considers the issue of whether church doctrine can change or develop. Topics discussed include the views of Cardinal Reinhard Marx and Blessed John Henry Newman about the doctrines of the Catholic Church, the church's teachings on usury, slavery and religious freedom, and the need for sacred tradition to develop over time for Christians to understand its fuller meaning.
ACCESSION #
99464155

 

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