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Occasional Lectures; Political, Social and Religious (Paperback) Loot Price: R259
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Occasional Lectures; Political, Social and Religious (Paperback): Joseph Sidney Tomkins
Occasional Lectures; Political, Social and Religious (Paperback): Joseph Sidney Tomkins

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Occasional Lectures; Political, Social and Religious (Paperback)

Joseph Sidney Tomkins

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 Excerpt: ...in defiance of the declared disapproval of the Convocation of both provinces. It is thus in direct contradiction to Magna Charta and the Act of Submission of the Clergy--the words of the former being "Quod Ecclesia Anglicana libera sil et habeal jura sua integia el libertates suas illelus." If such a measure in past days would have been a breach of faith with the Church when all Members of Parliament were Communicants, it is tenfold more so now that men of all creeds, or no creeds, are admitted to Parliament. The legislature, therefore, cannot in any legitimate sense be said to represent the laity, and hence the injustice it is continually inflicting upon the Church and Churchmen. When Lord Brougham's Bill, converting the Privy Council into a final Court of Appeal, was passed, they were blind or indifferent to the wrong therebydone to the Church. That court has no claim to the title of an Ecclesiastical court, for observe, the old recognised court was the Court of Delegates, which-consisted of Bishops and Canonists; and however objectionable it might be on the score of violating ancient ecclesiastical practice, it had some ecclesiastical recognition. But by this Act of Lord Brougham, ecclesiastical appeals were without his intention, as he himself admits, by some inadvertence, merely transferred to it also. But it has no pretensions to be an ecclesiastical court, and no title to try ecclesiastical causes affecting doctrine, worship, or discipline. To aggravate the evil, the present Primate himself brought in the Public Worship Regulation Act, doing away with the Arches Court and other courts of the different dioceses, and thus surrendering their own rights-and obligations as to the Government of the Church to the secular power. Let us consider for...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: Joseph Sidney Tomkins
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-37792-7
Barcode: 9781154377927
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-37792-X

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