Modernists deny that the spirit of religion can be thus imprisoned in an unchangeable formula; they hold that it is always growing, and therefore in continual need of readjustment and restatement.
Be orderly and systematic; and the Modernists accordingly show little sympathy with Protestantism.
During this period he was distinguished for his opposition to the scholastic philosophy; and, though he did not go to all lengths with the "modernists" (Moderni) of his day, his first work - Logices exercitamenta (1507) - was distinctly on their side.
During these early years Eck was still reckoned among the "modernists," and his commentaries are inspired with much of the scientific spirit of the New Learning.
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