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  • In that case, all who accept a revelation without professing to understand its content would require to be ranked as mystics; the fierce sincerity of Tertullian's credo quia ab-' surdum, Pascal's reconciliation of contradictions in Jesus Christ, and Bayle's half-sneering subordination of reason to faith would all be marks of this standpoint.
  • Only in minor details do contradictions emerge.
  • The abrupt contradictions to which such development leads of necessity compels revision of the principle itself.
  • Baffled by contradictions or absurdities.
  • The character of Hadrian exhibits a mass of contradictions, well summed up by Spartianus (14.11).