Of Schism

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Of Schism

We must now consider the vices contrary to peace, which belong to deeds: such are schism, strife, sedition, and war. In the first place, then, about schism, there are four points of inquiry:

  1. Whether schism is a special sin?
  2. Whether it is graver than unbelief?
  3. Of the power exercised by schismatics;
  4. Of the punishment inflicted on them.