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The Church of Rome in Her Primitive Purity, Compared with the Church of Rome at the Present Day; Being a Candid Examination of Her Claims to Universal Dominion (Paperback) Loot Price: R417
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The Church of Rome in Her Primitive Purity, Compared with the Church of Rome at the Present Day; Being a Candid Examination of...

The Church of Rome in Her Primitive Purity, Compared with the Church of Rome at the Present Day; Being a Candid Examination of Her Claims to Universal Dominion (Paperback)

John Henry Hopkins

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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. 1839 Excerpt: ...the Church of Rome has made additions to the Nicene canons. The right of appeal to the Roman bishop, p. 15, 16. Can 30, 31. and 34 belongs to the same class. And the whole of this subject calls for the acknowledgment of the same Quesnel, where in his preface, p. xi. he states that the discipline of the Roman Church led her to reject some of the oriental canons and to change others, in order to accommodate them to her own use. "Praeterea antiqua Romanse Ecclesise disciplina ex ista versione sc. Isidori innotescit, dum aliquos Canones Orientales ab ea rejectos docet, alios mutatos suoque accommodatos usui: quod ex Dionysii versione obscurum manet, quippe qui Canones ad fidem Grseci textus transtulit, non habita ratione receptee ab Ecclesia Romana disciplinse." How does this acknowledgment agree with the claim of infallibility set up for the decrees of this famous council, upon the one hand; and how does it accord with the confidence demanded in the good faith of your traditions on the other? brethren, it is easy to understand why this famous canon extended a shield of protection over the rest of the Catholic Church, and left Rome to take care of herself. There was no lack of strength in that quarter, but rather the manifestation of undue vigour, which then, indeed, only showed the proportions of the infant Hercules, but reached a marvellous maturity in due time. There is a second feature in this canon, however, worthy of great attention. The authority of the bishop of Rome is attributed, like that of the bishop of Alexandria, to custom. Where was the chair of Peter--the keys of the kingdom of heaven--the vicarship of Christ--the authority, not of a mere man, but of God upon the earth, according to your present canon law--when the fathers of the coun...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: John Henry Hopkins
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 126
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-41385-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-41385-7
Barcode: 9781236413857

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