The American Text-Book of Popery; Being an Authentic Compend of the Bulls, Canons and Decretals of the Roman Hierarchy ...

The American Text-Book of Popery; Being an Authentic Compend of the Bulls, Canons and Decretals of the Roman Hierarchy ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...the times of Christ and bl! apostles unto us; because it is equa1ly__as impossible, that the true church should fail, as that they should fall in the smiillfisl tittle from any doctrine received from Christ the Lord: for the doctrine of the church can neither be changed nor interpolated, either by vicissitudes of times or distance of places, but alwaY5 continues invariable." /7 Notwithstanding those positive assertions, it is irrefragable, /that "the Romanists have changed and totally corrupted the 3 primitive doctrines." This fact is especially illustrated in the Redeemer's commemorative ordinance; and therefore by the of the universal Christian church. Usher. Hist. Dogmat. Script. et Sac. Vernaculis. Cap. 2 and'3. Communion in one kind was utterly unknown to the church, V until the twelfth cent I. Romish admission, the Papacy is neither infallible, nor any part I l l body of Christ, come also the-cup of the blood." There is a very remarkable circumstance, in this respect, mentioned by Cogitusas, in the life of the famous nun and abbess, Saint Bridget; Thesaur. Monument. Eccles. Cavisiani, page 423. "Ostiurn fuisse in sinistraparta parietis ecclesiae, per quod Abbatissa cum suis puellis intrabat, ut convivio corporis et sanguinis Iesu Christi fruerentur. There was a gate in the left part of the wall of the church, through which the Abbess and l: -er girls entered, that they might partake of the feast of the body and blood of Jesus Christ." The testimony of all Papist annalists, and even the Jesuit controvertists, without reserve, admit that fact. Solitary masses, by the priest alone, were totally unknown during severies of church. Cyprian Crat. Dominic. paigedlfifi...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988981
  • 9781236988980