Carleton's Treasury; A Valuable Hand-Book of General Information, and a Condensed Encyclopedia of Universal Knowledge, Being a Reference Book Upon NEA

Carleton's Treasury; A Valuable Hand-Book of General Information, and a Condensed Encyclopedia of Universal Knowledge, Being a Reference Book Upon NEA

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... Royal Commissioner, but he takes no part in the proceedings; the act The Famous Spanish Armada was Destroyed in 1588.--See page 330. The Great Wall of China was 1,250 Miles Long.--See page 302 BRITISH CONSTITUTION--JURISPRUDENCE. 201 ing president is one of the representative ministers, elected by votes of the members, and styled Moderator. 45. What are Dissenters?--They are bodies of Christians who dissent from the form of government and doctrines of an Established Church. All dissenters, of whatever denomi-nation, enjoy entire freedom of opinion, and conduct divine service according to the forms of which they approve. 46. What are Seceders?--They are certain religious bodies in Scotland who have seceded or separated from the Established Church, and are legally in the position of' dissenters. The chief seceding body is the United Presbyterian, which has been formed by the amalgamation of different sects at different times. The Free Church, constituted in 1843, declines in theory to consider itself a " seceding" body--designating the event of 1843 not a secession but a disruption. 47. What is Erastianism?--It is a term of reproach, signifying the condition of a church which is under the control of the state. It is derived from Thomas Erastus, a learned Swiss theologian (died 1583), whose writings on this subject, however, have been greatly misapprehended. 48. What is international law?--It is a generally understood body of principles which regulate the intercourse between different states, and have been expounded by various writers 49. Mention some authorities in international law.--Puffendorf, Grotius, and Vattel are the principal; Vattel, a native of Neufchatel (died 1767), is the chief authority; his famed work on the subject is his...show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 9781236502636