In its declaration Mysterium ecclesiae of June 24, 1973, the CDF made its own the explanation that had been given at the two Vatican Councils, of the connection with revealed truth
that is required for a nonrevealed truth to be taught infallibly.
Syed Ahmed thinks that it is possible if one has a courage and ability to reinterpret the revealed truth
by utilizing one's reason to march along the lines of progress with other nations.
Any comparison is further complicated by the impression that Strauss, in the eyes of his critics on the right, takes "unconservative" positions on three issues of importance to any conservative political philosopher: the meaning of democracy, history, and revealed truth
Political philosophy is threatened with twin failures--the failure of the politician to appreciate the benefits of the philosophic quest for the city and the failure of the philosopher to acknowledge the beckoning light of revealed truth
But the problem isn't a matter of revealed Truth
, it's a matter of exclusionism.
I take this to mean that a non-revealed truth
must be so necessarily connected with some revealed truth
that the church could not adequately defend or explain that revealed truth
without being able to speak definitively about the connected truth as well.
Cardinal Newman realized this, and he left us an outstanding example of faithfulness to revealed truth
by following that "kindly light" wherever it led him, even at considerable personal cost.
as according with revealed truth
, it also rejected certain documents.
Of course there are good and well-intended religious people, but this doesn't alter the fact that faith and belief in myths, miracles, revealed truth
, and supernatural beings is anti-intellectual, antidemocratic, antiprogressive, and ultimately antihuman.
A final chapter highlights common ground but focuses on real differences apparent in light of the fully adequate metaphysics, historical understanding, and revealed truth
It is considered a revealed truth
among conservatives that marriage is threatened from many forces, especially gays who want to marry.
But the second paragraph, equally definitive teaching, presents teaching that is not revealed truth
and therefore does not call for a response of faith--even though one has to admit that the original edition of the Catechism of the Catholic Church did, mistakenly, actually say that that kind of doctrine could also be defined as a doctrine of faith.
These standards and principles didn't descend to us from on high as some revealed truth
from an intelligent being greater than ourselves.
The selections chosen show how these philosophers came to grips with Aristotle's influence and with contemporary questions such as the just war, the extent of a man's right and duty to offer civil obedience and the claims of individual conscience when tested against revealed truth
Interviewers treated his words as though they were revealed truth
, even though he's never been published in peer-reviewed journals.