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These contradistinctions provided fodder for much consternation and laudation toward Pachmann in his heyday.
The past two centuries have revealed many contradistinctions attributed to the faith--its schisms, its infinite sects and heresies, its idealisms and fanaticisms, its charities and despoliations, its austereness and effusiveness, its spiritual asceticism and temporal power--that are perpetually juxtaposed throughout the pages of human history.