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The Tidings of the Resurrection (Author: [unknown])

section 16

For precaution then, and for avoidance of presumption, that is, of affirming what is not lawful to affirm, but what should properly remain in doubt, this variety of opinion exists. For though some of the mysteries of the Resurrection are certain


and manifest — for, according to the teaching of the apostle and the rest of the Scripture, the Resurrection itself is sure to come — yet others are uncertain and obscure. So that it is more prudent and wiser that they should be hoped for and supposed than that they should be boldly affirmed.