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  • Catholics believe that we are to be alteri Christi, "other Christs" in the world: feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, and giving drink to those who thirst.

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  • We could call this one argumentum ad alteri themae — arguments about other subjects.

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  • It is a poor saying of Epicurus, Satis magnum alter alteri theatrum sumus; as if man, made for the contemplation of heaven, and all noble objects, should do nothing but kneel before a little idol and make himself a subject, though not of the mouth (as beasts are), yet of the eye; which was given him for higher purposes.

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  • Non amicis, non liberis, non ipsi sibi quidquam impertit, possidet ad hoc tantum, ne possidere alteri liceat, &c.Hieron. ad Paulin. tam deest quod habet quam quod non habet.

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  • And that law of all men, quod tibi fieri non vis, alteri ne feceris.


  • Ut in civitatibus contumaces qui non cedunt politico imperio vi coercendi sunt; ita Deus nobis indidit alteram imperii formam; si cor non deponit vitiosum affectum, membra foras coercenda sunt, ne ruant in quod affectus impellant: et locomotiva, quae herili imperio obtemperat, alteri resistat.

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  • Judic. de Sen. Vix aliquis tam absolutus, ut alteri per omnia satisfaciat, nisi longa temporis praescripto, semota judicandi libertate, religione quidam animos occuparis.

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  • Nulli alteri sapere concedit ne desipere videatur.

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  • Yet many modern Catholics do not think Jesus 'incarnation as a man means that those who are alteri Christi -- "other Christs," or ordained priests -- must also be men.

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  • Priests, who confect the Eucharist, emulate that model by giving themselves to the Church as alteri Christi.

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