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Bonam est homini ut eum veritas vincat volentem, quia malum est homini ut eum voritas vin-
cat invitum. Nam ipsa vincat necesse est, sive negantem sive confitentem.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
SOME PECULIARITIES OF THE SYRIAC OFFICE. By Rt. Rev. James A. Cor-
THE SACERDOTAL JUBILEE OF His HOLINESS POPE LEO XIII. By Rev.
Henry A. Brunn, D.D.,. .
THE CENTRAL ERROR OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY. By Rev. R. F. Clarke,
The process of abstraction and the formation of universal ideas, 52; Certain pro-
cesses which are often mistaken for apprehension, 53 ; The faculties of sense which
are peculiar to man, 55; The concept, or result of the process of apprehension, 56 ;
Why our intellect requires the aid of palpable symbols, 58; Distinctions between
images of objects of which we speak or think, 59"; The modern theory opening the
door upon a boundless vista of contradiction and skepticism, 61 ; The common
phantasms that animals have, 63 ; Catholics should guard the touchstone of a true
philosophical system, 64; A concrete example, 65 ; The fatal defect of most mod-
ern philosophers, 66 ; Thought as related to both the intellect and the imagination,
67; Comparison of the nominalist and conceptionalist theories, 68; The one ques-
tion that both leave unsolved, 70.
A PILGRIMAGE TO THE BIRTHPLACE AND CLOISTERED HOME OF THOMAS
À KEMPIS. By John Gilmary Shea, LL D.,
The authorship of “The Following of Christ," 72 ; Claims in favor of Chancellor
Gerson and Abbot Gersen, 73; Dr. Cruise's " Notes of a Visit" to the scenes in
which Thomas à Kempis's life was spent, 75 ; Characteristics of Thomas à Kem-
pis's writings, 76 ; How his life was spent, 77 ; Visiting the old town of Kempen,
78; Memories of Thomas in and around Deventer, 79; A priceless treasure kept in
an humble receptacle, 80 ; Authenticity of the relics of Thomas a Kempis, 81.
INDIVIDUALISM AND EXCLUSIVE OWNERSHIP. By James A. Cain,
A communistic ideal has sprung up in all ages, 82 ; The supreme ideal which the
Christian Church proposes for man's attainment, 83 ; Origin of exclusive owner-
ship. 84 ; How Henry George defends Communism, 85; How the Scholastic Phi.
losopher treated the subject, 86 ; Law in accordance with the dictates of right rea-