No, no, no – you don’t argue with concepts. You have to claim Dogma, and therefore leave no room for rational thought.
Then he saw also that it matters little what profession, whether of religion or irreligion, a man may make, provided only he follows it out with charitable inconsistency, and without insisting on it to the bitter end. It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma or want of […]
What the denouncer of dogma really means is not that dogma is bad; but rather that dogma is too good to be true.
In truth, there are only two kinds of people; those who accept dogma and know it, and those who accept dogma and don’t know it.
When people are the least sure, they are often the most dogmatic.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
He who does not receive my doctrine cannot be saved.
I do not admit that my doctrine can be judged by anyone.
When we reflect that Sir Thomas More was ready to die for the doctrine of transubstantiation, we cannot but feel some doubt whether the doctrine of transubstantiation may not triumph over the opposition. More was a man of eminent talents. He had all the information on the subject that we have, or that, while the […]
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.