Journal of Theological Studies Volume 2

Journal of Theological Studies Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...past as present--to be an act of the ' incomprehensible power of Christ's Eternal Spirit/ I shall have by and by to point out that if, by whatever exercise of miraculous power, this precise point of the past were reproduced as present, it would not be the moment, after all, of the consummation of the sacrifice. It would be, on the contrary, a moment in the process, a moment indeed of transcendent importance, but still a moment at which, if you could indeed break off there, the sacrifice would be still not fully consummated. But my present point is that whether that moment is the moment of consum-1 Fulham Conference, pp. 48, 49. ' Sermons of the Resurrection, preached on Easter-day, vii (Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology: Andrewes' Sermons, vol. ii 1841, p. 303). y a mated sacrifice or no, in asking to have it reproduced by ' incomprehensible power' as present, you are asking in fact for a miraculous inversion of realities. I do not say that Mr. Dimock would allow this. On the contrary, I rather think his language is intended to avoid it. He says, of the res significatae--that is, the dead body, and the separated blood--that they are ' thus verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful, being really present for the manducation of faith, " Cui praesentia sunt omnia praeterita "'; and again he claims that 'there was no novelty in maintaining that things of the fast may be things present to faith1.' I think, perhaps, this ' presence to faith' is meant to be conceived of as a mode of presence expressly not miraculous, but normal. Now, I pass by the point which Canon Gore made as to the whole sentence of Rupert of Deutz2 from which Mr. Dimock quoted a phrase; for I am more concerned with Mr. Dimock's meaning than with Rupert's. Mr. Dimock, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236661761
  • 9781236661760