For Catholics, the sanctity and learning of the doctors of the church
mean that they are excellent examples of knowledge and inspiration, and also point to two important dimensions of Christian life, faith and reason.
Dialogical, intertextual theological reading is communal, informed by liturgical intonations of and devotional meditations on biblical texts, framed by ongoing annotations from doctors of the church
who lead apprentice Christians by the hand (i.
In olden times, the doctors of the church
used to write treatises quite like this.
His achievements as a painter of landscapes, portraits, and sacred works, together with his draughtsmanship, which has recently been studied by Nicolas Sainte Fare Garnot, (1) are all splendidly illustrated, often for the first time in colour (as is the case with the lamentably preserved Four Doctors of the Church
on the pendentives of the Church of the Sorbonne, on pp.
Elsewhere 12 apostles face the 12 prophets, and the four doctors of the church
pass the time of day with the four evangelists.
It also includes the precious first (bone) and second (clothes) class relics of 56 other saints including the 12 Apostles, 10 Doctors of the Church
, 10 Founders of Religious Congregations and many more,' Radyo Veritas said.
Even though four women have been declared doctors of the church
and the pope refers to "feminine genius," the scales are not completely balanced.
Thomas Aquinas as the greatest Doctors of the Church
by Pope Sixtus V.
John of Avila as Doctors of the Church
on October 7, at the beginning of the Bishops' Synod on the New Evangelization.
John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila, both Doctors of the church
, were investigated and imprisoned by the Inquisition in their native Spain because of their dangerous "mental prayer.
Despite her expressed concern for justice, Farley is not very just to the Doctors of the Church
Both have been declared Doctors of the Church
, two of only four women-all 35 others are men.