quotes tagged with 'heresy'

Ignorance is the Mother not of Devotion but of HERESY.

Author: Puritan Cotton Mather, Source: UnknownSaved by tabe218 in ignorance heresy antiintellectualism 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Apostasy is the total and complete denial of the Christian faith. Heresy is more like the wolf in sheep's clothing. It nearly always is a distortion of the revelatory witness, maintaining an appearance of the truth while undercutting its meaning. Heresy distorts, re-interprets to the point of contradiction, or over-emphasizes one aspect of the mosaic to the point of reducing the faith to one dimension of it. Heresy is a caricature of the revealed faith.

Author: Stanley S Harakas, Source: Doing theology today: an Orthodox and evangelical dialogue on theological method. Pro Ecclesia. Fall 2002. 11 (4):435-462.Saved by peterfwhyte in apostasy heresy 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

All heretical dogmas are partial truths -- true in what they assert, false in what they deny or ignore.

Author: A. A. Hodge, Source: Evangelical Theology (Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, 1976 [1890])Saved by peterfwhyte in truth heresy 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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