THe DEvEloPmeNT of DoCtRinE

Venerable John Henry Cardinal Newman: Portrait by Sir William Ross, July 1845 (the year that he completed his Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine and converted to Catholicism)

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GENERAL / INTRODUCTIONS

Development of Catholic Doctrine: Evolution, Revolution, or an Organic Process? (book by Dave Armstrong; available for purchase on floppy disk)

Development of Doctrine: A Corruption of Biblical Teaching? 15K

Overview of Development of Doctrine (Transcript of a Television Interview) 21K

Reflections on the Development of Doctrine

Historical Development in the Understanding of Doctrinal Development of the Apostolic Deposit (Featuring Much Documentation From St. Thomas Aquinas; Also From St. Augustine, St. Vincent of Lerins, Vatican I [1870], Popes Pius IX, Pius X, Etc.) 139K

Dialogue on Whether Extensive Use of Biblical Arguments Reduces to a Quasi-Sola Scriptura Position? (Development of Doctrine, Tradition, and Implicit vs. Explicit Biblical Proofs. The Papacy as a Test Case) (Dave Armstrong vs. an Anonymous Orthodox Christian) 52K

The Philosophical Premises of Newman's Views on Doctrinal Development and Religious Belief 35K

Development of Doctrine: "He Will Teach You . . ." (now included only in my book A Biblical Defense of Catholicism) 30K

John Henry Cardinal Newman's Importance and Influence 25K

Random Thoughts on Conversion, Development of Doctrine, Ecumenism, Etc. 22K

Dialogue on the Legitimacy of Catholic Development of Doctrine, With Reference to Vatican I, Vatican II, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church (Dave Armstrong vs. a Feeneyite and an SSPX sympathizer)

EXTERNAL LINKS

An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine (John Henry Cardinal Newman: 1845; rev. 1878)
Introduction: The Importance of the Question [of Doctrinal Development] (from From Newman to Congar; by Aidan Nichols)
Conclusion: Retrospect and Prospect (from From Newman to Congar; by Aidan Nichols)
The Theory of Developments in Religious Doctrine, (Cardinal Newman - 1843; from Oxford University Sermons)
The Religious Movement (Dublin Review, 1845)
Cardinal John Henry Newman and the Development of Doctrine (Peter Walters)
Newman's Development of Christian Doctrine (Orestes Brownson - 1846-1847; critical) + Part II
Thomas Aquinas on the Development of Doctrine (Christopher Kaczor)
A Response to Catholic "Inventions" (Phil Porvaznik vs. Les Wilcox)
Development of Doctrine (Wikipedia)
Catholic Encyclopedia: HISTORY OF DOGMATIC THEOLOGY
Newman and the Meaning of History (John J. Mulloy)

PROTESTANTISM and DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT

Dialogue on Protestant Reticence Concerning Development of Doctrine, and the Catholic Claim to Apostolic Fullness (Dave Armstrong vs. Greg Krehbiel) 23K

Is Development of Doctrine an Exclusively Catholic Concept? 8K

Protestant Contra-Catholic Revisionist History: Pope St. Pius X and Cardinal Newman's Alleged "Modernism" (Dave Armstrong vs. David T. King) 94K

Refutation of Protestant Polemicist William Webster's Critique of Catholic Tradition and Newmanian Development of Doctrine (Dave Armstrong vs. William Webster) 135K

Dialogue on Whether Extensive Use of Biblical Arguments Reduces to a Quasi-Sola Scriptura Position? (Development of Doctrine, Tradition, and Implicit vs. Explicit Biblical Proofs. The Papacy as a Test Case) (Dave Armstrong vs. an Anonymous Orthodox Christian) 52K

Was Conciliarism an "Orthodox" Option in Medieval Catholicism? 152K

"Whitewashing History": Critique of James White's Book, Mary -- Another Redeemer? (William Possidento and Dave Armstrong vs. Dr. James White)
121K

Cardinal Newman the Big Boogeyman (Tim Enloe's Negative Opinions)

ORTHODOXY and DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT

EXTERNAL LINKS
The Idea of Doctrinal Development in Eastern Orthodox Theology (from From Newman to Congar; by Aidan Nichols)

ANGLICANISM and DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT

Preliminary Dialogue With an Anglican on the Nature of Legitimate Development of Doctrine (Dave Armstrong vs. Edwin Tait) 71K

Response to Anglican Edwin Tait, on Conversion and Historical Ecclesiological Arguments

Second Reply to Anglican Edwin Tait on Historical Ecclesiological Arguments and Development of Doctrine

EXTERNAL LINKS

The Church and Infallibility: A Reply to Anglican Polemicist George Salmon (B.C. Butler; includes much material dealing with Newman and development)

The Test of Theological and Ecclesiastical Development (Bishop Charles Gore [Anglican], 1900)

HERESY and DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT

Dialogue With A Mormon Apologist on the  Christian Doctrine of God, and Doctrinal Development (Dave Armstrong vs. Dr. Barry R. Bickmore) 271K

DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of JUSTIFICATION, THE ATONEMENT, and FAITH ALONE

Is Sola Fide (Faith Alone) a Legitimate Development of Patristic and Augustinian Soteriology? 15K
The "Ransom Theory" of Atonement in the Fathers: Development in the Doctrine of the Work of Christ 20K

DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE CANON OF THE BIBLE

Reply to a Protestant Counter-Response on Development of Doctrine (Particularly With Regard to the New Testament Canon and the Papacy) (Dave Armstrong vs. Jason Engwer) 143K

Further Dialogue With an Evangelical Protestant on Various Aspects of Development of Doctrine (Particularly Concerning the Canon of Scripture) (Dave Armstrong vs. Jason Engwer) 170K

DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of TRADITION, APOSTOLIC SUCCESSION, and AUTHORITY

How Newman Convinced Me of the Apostolicity of the Catholic Church 46K

Reply to a Protestant Counter-Response on Development of Doctrine (Particularly With Regard to the New Testament Canon and the Papacy) (Dave Armstrong vs. Jason Engwer) 143K

Was Conciliarism an "Orthodox" Option in Medieval Catholicism? 152K

DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of THE PAPACY

Dialogue on the Nature of Development of Doctrine (Particularly With Regard to the Papacy) (Dave Armstrong vs. Jason Engwer) 167K

Reply to a Protestant Counter-Response on Development of Doctrine (Particularly With Regard to the New Testament Canon and the Papacy) (Dave Armstrong vs. Jason Engwer) 143K

Reply to a Critique of my 50 New Testament Proofs for Petrine Primacy and the Papacy (Dave Armstrong vs. Jason Engwer) 97K

Second Refutation of the Reductio ad Absurdum Argument for a "Pauline Papacy" (Dave Armstrong vs. Jason Engwer) 153K

Does the History of the Papacy Contradict Catholic Ecclesiology? 23K

The Development of the Papacy (John Henry Cardinal Newman) 7K

Refutation of William Webster's Fundamental Misunderstanding of Development of Doctrine (with particular reference to the papacy, Vatican I, Pope Leo XIII, St. Vincent of Lerins, and Venerable John Henry Cardinal Newman) 76K

Dialogue on Whether Extensive Use of Biblical Arguments Reduces to a Quasi-Sola Scriptura Position? (Development of Doctrine, Tradition, and Implicit vs. Explicit Biblical Proofs. The Papacy as a Test Case) (Dave Armstrong vs. an Anonymous Orthodox Christian) 52K

Was Conciliarism an "Orthodox" Option in Medieval Catholicism? 152K

Dialogue: Is the Vatican I Proclamation of Papal Infallibility Non-Negotiable and Orthodox or "Radical Papal Tyranny" and the Triumph of Ultramontanism? (Dave Armstrong vs. Tim Enloe) 85K)

EXTERNAL LINKS
Dialogue on Development of Doctrine and the Papacy (Phil Porvaznik vs. William Webster)
The Ante-Nicene Development of Papal Primacy (I. Shawn McElhinney)
DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of the EUCHARIST
Dialogue With Chris Atwood (Lutheran) on Transubstantiation and Church History 106K

Eucharistic Sacrifice: The Witness of the Church Fathers & the Bible (+ Part II / Part III) (Dave Armstrong vs. Christopher Atwood)

Dialogue on the Development of the Sacrifice of the Mass in the Fathers (vs. Chris Atwood)

EXTERNAL LINKS
The History of Eucharistic Adoration: Development of Doctrine in the Catholic Church (John A. Hardon)
DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of BAPTISM
Apostolic and Early Church Teaching on Baptism, and its Doctrinal Development 20K
Dialogue on Apostolic and Early Church Teaching on Baptism, and its Doctrinal Development (Dave Armstrong vs. E.L. Hamilton)
DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of ESCHATOLOGY (HELL)
The Development of Old Testament and Jewish Views of Sheol, the Afterlife, and Eternal Punishment 89K

DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of MARIOLOGY

"Whitewashing History": Critique of James White's Book, Mary -- Another Redeemer? (William Possidento and Dave Armstrong vs. Dr. James White)
121K

Dialogue on My Critique of James White's Book, Mary -- Another Redeemer?(particularly with regard to the differing views on early Mariology of Protestant Church historians J.N.D. Kelly and Philip Schaff) (Dave Armstrong vs. James Swan and "BJ Bear") (blog; see seven additional comments in BlogBack: March 16-20, 2004)

 
EXTERNAL LINKS
Development of the Immaculate Conception (Apolonio Latar)
DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of PURGATORY
Is Purgatory a "Place"?: Misconceptions From Fr. Ambrose About My Opinion (and the Church's View) / Also: Development & Alleged Historical Revisionism
 

DOCTRINAL DEVELOPMENT of RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

EXTERNAL LINKS

Religious Freedom: Innovation and Development (Avery Cardinal Dulles)
Dignitatis Humanae and the Development of Doctrine (Kevin L. Flannery)
A Response to John Noonan, Jr. Concerning the Development of Catholic Moral Doctrine (Usury, Marriage, Slavery, Religious freedom) (Patrick M. O'Neil)

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Compiled by Dave Armstrong. Thorough URL Revision: 4 March 2004. Updated: 26 September 2005.