Institutes of ecclesiastical history, ancient and modern. A new and literal tr. by J. Murdock, ed. with additions, by H. Soames

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Page 397 - ... by the express and plain words of canonical Scripture, or such as shall hereafter be declared to be heresy by the high court of parliament, with the assent of the clergy in convocation.
Page 118 - Spalatin warned him of his danger, he replied, that he would go thither, if there were as many devils there, as tiles on the roofs of their houses. He therefore proceeded fearlessly to Worms, and when there, showed indescribable fortitude. He was conducted, in his monkish dress, from...
Page 25 - Two objects especially were assigned to this celebrated council ; first, a union between the Greeks and the Latins; and secondly, the reformation of the church both in its head and its members, according to the resolution adopted in the council of Constance. And that the head, that is, the sovereign pontiffs, and likewise all the members of the church, that is, the bishops, priests, and monks, had become very corrupt, no one hesitated to admit. But...
Page 238 - And so the godly departed with great grief of heart, and at afternoon repaired to the Abbey in great companies, and gave plain signification that they could not abide that the land which God by his power had purged from idolatry should in their eyes be polluted again.
Page 497 - The church of Geneva (says he) keep Pasche and Yule [Easter and Christmas], what have they for them ? They have no institution. As for our neighbour kirk of England, their service is an evil-said mass in English ; they want nothing of the mass but the liftings.
Page 85 - His successor, Pius III., died at the end of twenty-six days ; and was followed by Julian de Roveria, under the name of Julius II., who obtained the pontificate by fraud and bribery. 5. That this Julius II.
Page 392 - ... the convention, considering every religious fabric as a relic of idolatry, passed sentence upon them by an act in form ; and persons the most remarkable for the activity of their zeal were appointed to put it in execution. Abbeys, cathedrals, churches, libraries, records, and even the sepulchres of the dead, perished in one common ruin.
Page 300 - Predestination may be considered as either general, (relating to whole classes of persons,) or particular, (relating to individual persons.) In general predestination, there is no reason or ground of it, beyond the mere good pleasure of God ; or none, on the part of the persons predestinated : but in particular predestination (or that of individuals), there is a cause or ground of it, in the foreseen good use of free will.
Page 519 - O'Neil, the acknowledged leader of the northern Irish, met the king's commissioners at Maynooth, and entered into similar engagements; and, in the course of that year, the same was done, by O'Brien, the first chieftain of Munster; by O'More, O'Rourke...
Page 397 - ... but only such as heretofore have been determined, ordered or adjudged to be heresy by the authority of the canonical Scriptures, or by the first four General Councils or any of them, or by any other General Council wherein the same was declared heresy by the express and plain words of the said canonical Scriptures...

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