The New Schism in the Church and the Immaculate Conception

Archive Report

  • Several denominations of the Church in the United States have entered a controversy over the varying merits of certain tenets. Two broad divisions exist: the Fundamentalists who assert an unquestioning belief in the literal interpretation of the scriptures and who adhere strictly to established dogmas, and; the Modernists, who adopt a scientific view of ecclesiastical history and who insist upon a liberal interpretation of Scriptural statements.
  • The struggle between the Fundamentalists and the Modernists is going on at present in the Protestant Episcopal and the Presbyterian Churches. There is a similar tendency in the Roman Catholic Church but owing to its superior methods of discipline no movement of this kind has been able to gather headway. The controversy in the protestant denominations has been recently ...
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