by Erasmus

On baptism, the scholastics were caught up in the attempt to apply to the sacraments the four types of cause in Aristotle, formal, material, efficient and final. The 'character' of baptism is indelible, although not all the sacrament's effects are permanent. It accounts for the fact that baptism may not be received more than once.

Note to My Followers which is Part 3 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

« LAST » Note « NEXT »