To whom then will you liken God? or what likeness will you compare unto him?
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Ambrose of Milan
Their pleasure lies rather in their admiration of this most beautiful fabric of the world, this accord of unlike elements, this heaven that is “spread out like a tent to dwell in” to protect those who inhabit this world. - "Six Days of Creation 3.1.5"
He teaches, therefore, that all of this service through blood and sacrifice is no longer appropriate for God. Neither someone offering all the four-footed creatures of the earth nor all of Lebanon and all the matter produced in it as sacrifices would be worthy before God. “All the nations are as nothing, and are reckoned as nothing.” What kind of clinging to idolatrous straying did God not know about? - "Commentary on Isaiah 2.18"
Image. Catholics never pretend to represent the Deity, when they depict the Father as a venerable old man They do not adore pictures, as our adversaries would insinuate. If we were disposed to cavil, we might bring the same charge against them. For a few weeks ago, "a beautiful altar-piece, painted and presented by the lady of major general Cheney, was put in Horn sea church, representing Christ blessing the bread and wine. "But Protestants can confine such things to their proper use, and Catholic must adore them. (Haydock)
"Such things the Jew, Apella, may believe: not I. "(Horace)