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Newman's Theory of Doctrinal Development

Newman's Theory of Doctrinal Development

Application of the Newmanian Criteriology on the Axiom Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus

ECTS Credits: 3
Professor: Fr Simon Mwenda, OP

Table of Contents

Chapter One : John Henry Newman on the development of christian doctrine

1.1 Introduction

1.2 the Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine

1.3 How an Idea Develops in the Human Mind

1.4 Antecedent Argument for the Development of Christian Doctrine

1.5 Nature and Function of the "Notes"

1.6 Conclusion

Chapter Two : Metamorphosis of the Axiom Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Ante-Augustinian Era Fathers

2.3 Augustinian Era Fathers

2.4 Medieval Era

2.5 Era of Discovery of the New World to the Second Vatican Council

2.6 Era of the Second Vatican Council to date

2.7 Conclusion

Chapter Three : Showing the Axiom EENS as an authentic development

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Newman's Application of the Seven Notes

3.3 Applying the Newmanian Criteriology to the Axiom Eens

3.4 Conclusion