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In Antichrist: Two Thousand Years of the Human Fascination with Evil (Harper SanFrancisco, 1994), McGinn argues that through the centuries Christian writings and teachings about the Antichrist have all too often been used to justify lots of very unchristian violence and discrimination directed against Jews, Muslims, and heretics.
4) mention Cyprian as the first to insist repentant heretics be baptised before re-admission.
BREVIARY: MAY 3, FEAST OF PHILIP AND JAMES FROM THE TREATISE ON THE PRESCRIPTION OF HERETICS BY TERTULLIAN, PRIEST
But alongside of it stands another one, that of the fierce polemicist and persecutor of heretics.
A century before Coornhert, the General Council of Florence gave the axiom, extra ecciesiam nulla salus, its severest interpretation, damning all pagans, Jews, heretics and schismarics.
Among the inequities Sanchez condemned were the religious persecution of heretics and a social hierarchy based on religious ancestry.
L Prestige, Fathers and heretics (SPCK, London 1940); J.
Up to 428, he preached and wrote against Novatian heretics, Jews, and pagans.
The author traces the history of Christological development from disputes in the early church through the Councils of Nicea and Chalcedon and the condemnation of heretics to the modern quests for the Historical Jesus and the liberal picture of Christ.
The editors acknowledge in the introduction that from the perspective of the French Catholic majority, the question could be answered very simply: Protestants were heretics who professed not only false bur dangerous beliefs.
I find it humorous that Appleby criticizes the heretics of the early church for their willingness to selectively listen to the apostles in order to accommodate Christianity to the philosophical and cultural trends of the age.
The investigation of the Inquisition, the Catholic Church's centuries-long effort to root out and punish heretics, is beginning with closed-door meetings at the Vatican.