Bibliotheca Sacra; A Theological Quarterly Volume 9

Bibliotheca Sacra; A Theological Quarterly Volume 9

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...Irish emigrants and their descendants begin to be reckoned more in number than their countrymen who remain in Ireland, it is time for this Protestant country to look about them, and try to discover, if possible, what are to be the issues of this matter. The Romanists, as is well known, from their own boastings, are flushed with hopes of 1 Mornings among the Jesuits at Rome. By the Rev. M. Hobart Seymour. M. A. Fourth edition. London. 1851. VOL. IX. No. 34. 36 future victory and conquest, especially in the Great West, where they are laboring to anticipate Protestant influence. Nothing but numbers is now wanting, to cmbolden the Romish Jesuits among us to lift up their voice, in behalf of the universal dominion of the Pope, and the subjugation of all the United States, at least as to their religious concerns, to his mandates. The claims of the Sovereign Pontitf are always and everywhere the same; and if those claims are not at all times and in all places preferred, it is only because prudence forbids urging them prematurely. England has once more been agitated to its very centre, by the arrogant division, at Rome, of its domain into Catholic bishoprics. Never have we been more forcibly reminded of the old adage: Quem Deus cult perdere, prius demenlal, than when we read the rescript of the Pope, parcelling out England just as he would the Roman States. The spirit of Cranmer, of Jewell, of Ridley, of Latimcr, and their compecrs, awoke at once to new life and vigor. The nation as a body regarded the Pope's doings as an insult to the people of England and to its Qeeen and Parliament. They have taken, and are taking, measures accordingly. Never were pens and presses more busy, than for the last few months. Protestants, by hundreds of thousands, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 380 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 676g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236795121
  • 9781236795120