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Theological History of the Doctrine of the Incarnation.—The Human and Divine
Nature of Christ.—Enmity of the Patriarchs of Alexandria and Constantinople.—St
. Cyril and Neftorius-Third General Council of Ephesus.- Heresy of Eutyches.
The laws of marriage, the education of children, and the authority of parents,
which may seem to draw their origin from nature itself, are ascribed to the
untutored wisdom of Romulus. The law of nations and of religious worship, which
A wise Ephesian was driven by envy from his native country: before he could
reach the shores of Latium, he had observed the various forms of human nature
and civil society; he imparted his knowledge to the legislators of Rome, and a
some casual resemblance may be found : some rules which nature and reason
have revealed to every society; some proofs of a common descent from Egypt or
Phoenicia”. But in all the great lines of public and private jurisprudence, the legis.
... however strange or intricate the means, it was the aim of artificial jurisprudence
to restore the fimple dićtates of nature and reason, and the skill of private citizens
was usefully employed to undermine the public institutions of their country.
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In The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon argues that the loss of civic virtue amongst the Romans enabled barbarian invaders to succeed in their conquest. The book traces the period ... Les hele vurderingen
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One of Gibbons' major theses is that the rise of Christianity, with its emphasis on other-worldly concerns, was a major factor in the decline of the Roman empire. In his notes, Milman, a minister, attempts to counter these conclusions. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 6
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1914