"Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ." - Jerome

Monday, October 27, 2008

The limits of Tradition

Custom without truth is the antiquity of error. [“Consuetudo sine veritate vetustas erroris est.”] On which account, let us forsake the error and follow the truth.

- Cyprian of Carthage (d. 258 A.D.) (Epistle 73.9)

1 comment:

Jared Nelson said...

A valid truism, even if his particular application in the issue where he wrote this was invalid.