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  • This those mentioned declared to be “Articulus stantis aut cadentis eccleseæ,” and that the vindication thereof alone deserved all the pains that were taken in the whole endeavour of reformation.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • He restored it to its true place and bearings in the Christian system, and, in emphatic expression of its importance, pronounced it “Articulus stantis aut cadentis ecclesiæ.”

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • This he declares to be such as that thereon our salvation does immediately depend; and that it was the hinge whereon the whole doctrine of the gospel did turn, — “Articulus stantis aut cadentis ecclesiæ,” Gal.ii. 16 – 21; v. 4, 5.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • This would give _orbis_ a standard epithet, as at _Tr_ V viii 7-8 'nec metuis _dubio_ Fortunae stantis in _orbe_/numen' and _Cons ad Liuiam_ 51-52 'nempe per hos etiam Fortunae iniuria mores/regnat et _incerta_ est hic quoque nixa

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • The doctrine of justification by faith alone was considered by Luther and his followers as an incontrovertible dogma, as the foundation rock of the Reformation, as an "article by which the Church must stand or fall" (articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesia), and which of itself would have been a sufficient cause for beginning the Reformation, as the Smalkaldic

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The "justification by faith alone" theory was by Luther styled the article of the standing and falling church (articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae), and by his followers was regarded as the material principle of Protestantism, just as the sufficiency of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The difficulty of the subject has been increased by the different degrees of importance attached to it: while to some it is an articulus stantis aut cadentis ecclesiae, others have never been able to see in it more than a verbal dispute.

    Theological Essays of the Late Benjamin Jowett: Seleted, Arranged, and Edited by Lewis Campbell

  • One of the objections to Vitalism is that this explanation of living things is thought by ignorant writers to be so inextricably mixed up with theological considerations as to furnish a case of _stantis aut cadentis ecclesiae_.

    Science and Morals and Other Essays

  • Cyprian did not make a single new article an "articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiæ."

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • Praebebitque suas mensa secunda nuces; Dum stantis rhedae aurigam tua pagina fallet,

    Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character


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