Glossary for the Digital Edition

adumbratively: faintly representing, as a type of; indistinctly prophetic

Beseleel: The man appointed by God to build and decorate the original tabernacle. (Exodus 31:2-5).

Ecclesia Discens: "the learning Church"; i.e., the non-teaching and preaching people. As opposed to Ecclesia Docens, the teaching Church -- those with authority to teach.

ex professo: expressly.

implexly: complicatedly, infoldedly, intricately

Noe: Noah.

"Nihil novandum, nisi quod traditum est." "Nothing should be made new except what has been handed down."

obiter dicta: Remarks made in passing; side comments; the sort of thing prefaced by "by the way". The singular is obiter dictum. (From Latin:. obiter, in passing, + dictum, something said.)

pravity: deterioration, degeneracy, corruption, perversion, perverseness, depravity

"Quod semper, quod ubique, quod ab omnibus": ""That which [has been believed] always, everywhere, and by all".

"Roma locuta est, causa finita est.": "Rome has spoken; the case is decided."

"Securus judicat orbis terrarum": "The secure judgment of the whole world".

temerarious: foolhardy, rash, unreasoning, reckless, presumptuously daring.

"Vox populi, vox Dei": "The voice of the people [is] the voice of God."

 

 

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