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  • a certain VIRTUS DORMITIVA had a share in it; thanks to German philosophy, it was a delight to the noble idlers, the virtuous, the mystics, the artiste, the three-fourths Christians, and the political obscurantists of all nations, to find an antidote to the still overwhelming sensualism which overflowed from the last century into this, in short -- "sensus assoupire." ...

    Beyond Good and Evil

  • The full material sense—what Scripture scholars call the sensus plenior—is formally brought out only in light of later events, reflections, and interpretations.

    Ratzinger, Scripture and the development of doctrine

  • The full material sense—what Scripture scholars call the sensus plenior—is formally brought out only in light of later events, reflections, and interpretations.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • The full material sense—what Scripture scholars call the sensus plenior—is formally brought out only in light of later events, reflections, and interpretations.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • The full material sense—what Scripture scholars call the sensus plenior—is formally brought out only in light of later events, reflections, and interpretations.

    Ampliative development of doctrine

  • Separated from the extravagance of expression that sometimes characterizes Calvin, the basic idea, I think, is that there is a kind of faculty or a cognitive mechanism, what Calvin calls a sensus divinitatis or sense of divinity, which in a wide variety of circumstances produces in us beliefs about God.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • What the reader is left with is not so much a better understanding of how to understand the NT's use of the OT, but simply with the understanding that the idea of sensus plenior is wrong.

    finitum non capax infiniti

  • What the reader is left with is not so much a better understanding of how to understand the NT's use of the OT, but simply with the understanding that the idea of sensus plenior is wrong.

    finitum non capax infiniti

  • Instead of simply laying out his viewpoint and then applying it to specific texts, thus providing a positive example of his chosen approach to the issue, he, instead, spends the large majority of his time grinding his axe against the idea of sensus plenior.

    finitum non capax infiniti

  • Instead of simply laying out his viewpoint and then applying it to specific texts, thus providing a positive example of his chosen approach to the issue, he, instead, spends the large majority of his time grinding his axe against the idea of sensus plenior.

    finitum non capax infiniti

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