Catholicism as Development in Christianity: The First Two Thousand Years by David L. Edwards (405 - 480)
1. What question preoccupied Newman during the 1830s and 1840s?
Nature of continuity of Christian faith in age with 'revealed religion' (406)
2. Why did he find the teaching of the Church of England on this question inadequate? In addition to his teaching
on "development," what was Newman's other major emphasis?
Inadequate: 'to live to grow' had departed from 'the essential idea' (406)
Other emphasis: Christianity should develop
Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine, in The Essential Newman by John Henry (118-33, 136-38)
1. For Newman, what are the distinctive features of "ideas" and "living ideas"? How do these features relate to his
notion of development?
Idea: represents an object or supposed object; ideas are not always objective