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  • In 1613, at the instigation of Pope Paul V., Suarez wrote a treatise dedicated to the Christian princes of Europe, entitled Defensio catholicae fidei contra anglicanae sectae errores.
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  • The distinction between these two was made emphatic by Aquinas, who is at pains, especially in his treatise Contra Gentiles, to make it plain that each is a distinct fountain of knowledge, but that revelation is the more important of the two.
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  • In the Summa Catholicae Fidei contra Gentiles he shows how a Christian theology is the sum and crown of all science.
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  • The Confutatio Alcorani, printed at Seville in 1500, at Venice in 1607, adds hardly anything to the sections of the Itinerary devoted to Moslem belief, &c. Ricold's Libellus contra Nationes Orientales and Contra errores Judaeorum have never been printed.
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  • Loscher affirms in regard to miracles that " solus Deus potest tum supra naturae vires turn contra naturae leges agere "; and Buddaeus argues that in them a " suspensio legum naturae " is followed by a restitutio.
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  • His is an argument contra the prohibition of believing whenever the evidence is silent.
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  • In conjunction with his brother Leonardo, he wrote in Latin a history of the first crusade, entitled De Bello a Christianis contra Barbaros gesto pro Christi Sepulchro et Judaea recuperandis libri tres (Venice, 1432, translated into Italian, 1543, and into French, 1620), which, though itself of little interest, is said to have furnished Tasso with the historic basis for his Jerusalem Delivered.
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  • Graeme Kay has arranged the Legends for double wind quintet with contra bassoon.
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  • But we should first note a few points that we can discern from reading the sed contra.
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  • Hobbes also founded his Leviathan State upon the otherwise unconquerable chaos, the bellum omnium contra omnes, of individualistic society.
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  • He finished the Summa contra gentiles, wrote various disputed questions and began the Summa theologiae.
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  • The last movement begins with overblown harmonics using piccolos and bass & contra bass flutes.
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  • Contra II or Super Probotector in the UK is a classic shooter just stomping from start to finish.
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  • This work, Contra Gentiles, may be taken as an elaborate exposition of the method of Aquinas.
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  • The theory of the origin of society put forth by Hobbes, though directly opposed in most respects to modern ideas of social evolution, deserves mention here by reason of its enforcing that principle of struggle (bellum omnium contra omnes) which has played so conspicuous a part in the modern doctrine of evolution.
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  • While Augustine describes miracles as " contra naturam quae nobis est nota," Aquinas without qualification defines them as praeter naturam," " supra et contra naturam."
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  • His writings in their chronological order are as follows: Die Geburt der Tragödie aus dem Geiste der Musik (1872); UnzeitgemÃsse Betrachtungen (1873-1876) (Strauss - Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Historie für das Leben - Schopenhauer als Erzieher - Richard Wagner in Bayreuth); Menschliches, Allzumenschliches (1876-1880); Morgenröte (1881); Die fröhliche Wissenschaft (1882); Also sprach Zarathustra (1883-1884); Jenseits von Gut und Böse (1886); Zur Genealogie der Moral (1887); Der Fall Wagner (1888); GotzendÃmmerung (1888); Nietzsche contra Wagner, Der Antichrist, and Poems first appeared in the complete edition of his works, which also contains the notes for Wille our Macht, in which Nietzsche had intended to give a more systematic account of his doctrine (1895-1901).
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  • Other extant works of Arrian are: Indica, a description of India in the Ionic dialect, including the voyage of Nearchus, intended as a supplement to the Anabasis; Acies Contra Alanos, a fragment of importance for the knowledge of Roman military affairs; Periplus of the Euxine, an official account written (iii) for the emperor Hadrian; Tactica, attributed by some to Aelianus, who wrote in the reign of Trajan; Cynegeticus, a treatise on the chase, supplementing Xenophon's work on the same subject; the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, attributed to him, is by a later compiler.
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  • From this time on he was a supporter of Nicene orthodoxy over against Arianism (cf., e.g., his Contra Marcellum, De ecclesiastica theologia, and Theophania).
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  • Three polemical works require mention: Contra cujusdam anonymi Galli calumnies apologia, Contra medicum quendam invectivarum libri, and De sui ipsius et multorum ignorantia - controversial and sarcastic compositions, which grew out of Petrarch's quarrels with the physicians of Avignon and the Averroists of Padua.
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  • Contra walked along a dirt path, her hands shoved deep in the pockets of her trench coat.
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  • When you unboxed the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), you could expect to play games like Duck Hunt and Contra... and that's about it.
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  • Beyond Mario himself, players can opt to use Link from the Zelda series, Bill from the Contra series, Simon from the Castlevania series, Mega Man, or Samus from the Metroid series.
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  • For instance, Contra's Bill gains the "spread shot" gun when he picks up a fire flower.
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  • The Konami code was inputted via your NES controller for the game Contra.
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  • With this best video game cheat, you were given 30 lives for each character (if playing with a friend) and could defeat Contra within an hour.
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  • Whether it's a beat 'em up like Final Fight or one that involves guns like Contra (which immediately brings the unforgettable Konami code to mind), I just couldn't get enough of them.
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  • If you loved Contra growing up, you will feel right at home with Metal Slug Advance.
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  • The company developed and published best-selling titles such as Contra, Gradius and the Castlevania series.
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  • Contra - One of the defining side-scrolling shooter series in early video game history, Contra featured fast action and a plethora of weapons to dispose of invading aliens.
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  • Next will be the Contra theme or Tomb Raider.
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  • Metal Slug Anthology: Inspired by the legendary Contra, Metal Slug went on to gain a cult-like following of its own.
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  • Among the highlights are Shadow Complex, 3 on 3 NHL Arcade, Castle Crashers, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 9, Worms 2: Armageddon, Portal: Still Alive, and Contra.
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  • The fifth treatise is Contra Eutychen et Nestorium.
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  • It is very probable that these "libelli" are the writings entitled Concordia Evangeliorum, Contra Judaeos, De articulis fidei, Confessio fidei and De unitate Trinitatis.
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  • This criticism is not applicable to his works on antiquarian subjects, and his edition of Benedetto Accolti's De bello a Christianis contra barbaros (1623) has great merits.
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  • He engaged in the Pelagian controversy with more than even his usual bitterness (Dialogi contra pelagianos); and it is said that the violence of his invective so provoked his opponents that an armed mob attacked the monastery, and that Jerome was forced to flee and to remain in concealment for nearly two years.
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  • Per contra, much that was only " implicit " in the deposit of faith has become " explicit " in dogma.
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  • Of more historical interest are the two books Contra Symmachum, of 658 and 1131 hexameter verses respectively, the first attacking the pagan gods, the second directed against the petition of Symmachus to the emperor for the restoration of the altar and statue of Victory which Gratian had cast down.
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  • Moreover, it would be further necessary to prove that the birrus, in contradistinction to the paenula, was always open in front; whereas, per contra, the paenula, both as worn by soldiers and in ordinary life, was, like the modern Arab burnus, often slit up the front to the neck.
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  • On the other hand, pelagic sealing, being a method of promiscuous slaughter, was illegitimate; it was contra bonos mores and analogous to piracy.
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  • Legitimate doubt arises when the evidence pro et contra of documental and intrinsic probability is equal, or nearly equal, or when documental probability points strongly to one side and intrinsic probability to another.
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  • All that is known of his work is through Jerome's treatise Contra Vigilantium, or, as that controversialist would seem to prefer saying, "Contra Dormitantium."
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  • His great work is a treatise against the Pelagians, entitled De causa Dei contra Pelagium et de virtute causarum, edited by Sir Henry Savile (London, 1618).
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  • Most scholars regard as genuine the polemical treatises Contra Nestorianos et Eutychianos, Contra Nestorianos, Contra Monophysitas, Contra Severum (patriarch of Antioch); and the Exam, generally called De Sectis.
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  • Regarding his authorship of a work on the Jews (utilized by Josephus in Contra Apionem), it is conjectured that portions of the Aiywnrrtath were revised by a Hellenistic Jew from his point of view and published as a special work.
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  • Reference has already been made to the reason why a common Anabaptist confession was never made public. Probably, however, the earliest confession of faith of any Baptist community is that given by Zwingli in the second part of his Elenchus contra Catabaptistas, published in 1527.
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  • Excessive drinking is said to lead to skin and other diseases, but per contra many medicinal virtues are ascribed to the preparation.
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  • In1530-1535he published a collection of his writings against Luther, Opera contra Ludderum, in 4 vols.
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  • The fullest account of his writings is given in Gass, Gennadius and Pletho (Berlin, 1844), the second part of which contains Pletho's Contra Gennadium.
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  • Of Eusebius' apologetic works we still have the Contra Hieroclem, Praeparatio evangelica, Demonstratio evangelica, and Theophania.
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  • Of Eusebius' dogmatic and polemic writings, we still have two works against his contemporary, Marcellus, bishop of Ancyra, the one known as Contra Marcellum, the other as De theologia ecclesiastica.
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  • A non-theological Athanasius contra mundum, he has the truest missionary spirit, an intense faith which would seek to move the mountains of apathy and active opposition.
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  • Ratramnus perhaps won most glory in his own day by his Contra Graecorum opposita, in four books (868), a valued contribution to the controversy between the Eastern and Western Churches which had been raised by the publication of the encyclical letter of Photius in 867.
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  • Per contra the tax was wholly unfelt, a shilling a quarter only affecting an average family of four persons to the extent of three shillings per annum, or about three farthings a week, while it was paid little by little, as Adam Smith explains with regard to indirect taxes in general.
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  • Ad ecclesiam is explained by its common title, Contra avaritiam.
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  • Contra Nausimachum et Diopithem 355 354 352 352 364 B.C. 3 6 2 „ 356 35 2 „ 35 0 „ 34 65 „ 349 349 348 346 344 341 341 B.C.
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  • On the other hand, it now seems practically demonstrated that Alain de Lille was the author of the Ars catholicae fidei and the treatise Contra haereticos.
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  • The chief source of information about him is the Liber contra Auxentium in the Benedictine edition of the works of Hilary.
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  • The position of Gezer is defined by Jerome (Onomasticon, s.v.) as four Roman miles north (contra septentrionem) of Nicopolis ('Amwas).
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  • P. Migne, Cursus Patrologiae Latinae, viii., include commentaries on Galatians, Ephesians and Philippians; De Trinitate contra Arium; Ad Justinum Manichaeum de Vera Came Christi; and a little tract on "The Evening and the Morning were one day" (the genuineness of the last two is doubtful).
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  • It is entitled Vindiciae contra tyrannos, sive de principis in populum populique in principem legitima potestate, Stephano Junio Bruto Celta auctore, and is thought to have been published at Basel (1579) although it bears the imprint of, Edinburgh.
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  • So the author of the Contra Marcellum writes in view of John vi.
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  • Malta and Gozo are the only islands of the Mediterranean which can be associated with this section, and, per contra, the mountain chain of north-west Africa belongs to Eurasia.
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  • In 1872 he was elected master of conferences at the Ecole Normale, and was made doctor of philosophy in recognition of his two treatises, Platonis Hippias Minor sive Socratica contra liberum arbitrium argumenta and La Liberte et le determinisme.
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  • The year of his death is unknown, but he is referred to as no longer alive in Jerome's Contra Vigilantium (406).
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