negatywna reguła wiary

11:43 Oct 23, 2016
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Philosophy / Church studies
Polish term or phrase: negatywna reguła wiary
Zatem sens wiary wyrażony w dotychczas sformułowanych dogmatach musi pozostać niezmieniony przy nowych
determinacjach jakiegoś zdania objawionego. Nowe determinacje i wyjaśnienia dawane przez teologów i doktorów nauczających w Kościele nie mogą negować żadnego dotychczas ustalonego dogmatu, a nawet choćby części sformułowań w przyjętych przez sobór dogmatach. Powyższe twierdzenie stanowi tzw. negatywną regułę wiary, tzn. minimalne wymaganie dla teologa
analizującego i dane Objawienia (accepta), i jawiące się w Kościele i przeżyciu wiernych nowe sformułowania dotyczące wiary, i nowe formy wyznawania swej wiary.

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3the principle of non-contradiction of accepted dogmas of faith
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
3negative rule of faith
Darius Saczuk

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negative rule of faith

An EPZ Introduction to Philosophy - Page 115 - Google Books Result › books
Jacques Maritain - 2005 - ‎Philosophy
... if he should please to instruct mankind and bestow upon philosophers the negative rule of faith and theology.* Philosophy of Aristotle

Darius Saczuk
United States
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the principle of non-contradiction of accepted dogmas of faith

Opisowa definicja.

Note added at 14 hrs (2016-10-24 02:19:44 GMT)

This obscurantism can be considered as a sort of partial or total eclipse of the Faith. It is partial when it consists of an equivocation which does not amount to a formal contradiction; it is total when it passes over Catholic doctrine in silence, or when it expresses the doctrine in contradictory terms: since the denial of the principle of non-contradiction regarding a given doctrine is the denial of the very possibility of its truth. The result of such denial is a Faith without truth: a Faith determined merely by sentiments and subjective attitudes, which is no longer Faith at all.

Indeed, without metaphysics, without the logic that it is intrinsically linked, especially without the principle of non-contradiction, the dogma is no longer the divine truth preserved by the Church, but can and should be contradicted dialectically, in accordance with the cultural and social changes (17)

Note added at 14 hrs (2016-10-24 02:23:50 GMT)

The “sense of the faith” (sensus fidei) by the faithful can identify and reject violations of the “principle of non-contradiction” that holds together the entirety of revelation – Magisterium, Scriptures, and Tradition. Most faithful Catholics understand that the Church can adjust and in some cases overturn the disciplines, but not doctrine. So for example, the Church has permitted bacon and sausage with our eggs on Friday, allowing us to witness to the Cross in our own way. But Church authorities have no authority whatsoever over the dogma of the Good Friday Sacrifice.

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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