Christian Martyrology

Christian Martyrology : Including Accounts of the Ten Great Persecutions Under the Roman Emperors, and a Minute Narration of the Rise and Progress of the Inquisition (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Christian Martyrology: Including Accounts of the Ten Great Persecutions Under the Roman Emperors, and a Minute Narration of the Rise and Progress of the Inquisition These had great respect paid to them in the primitive Church; they were Often raised to holy orders merely on account Of their constancy: and on their recommendation, penitent backsliders and apostates, (or the lapsed, as they were termed, ) were admitted into the full communion Of the church, without passing through the whole round Of penitentiary discipline. However, this was objected to by some Of the fathers, particularly by St. Cyprian, and complained of as a matter that was dangerous in its consequences, as tending to subvert and destroy the discipline of the church. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 742 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 38mm | 975g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243301529
  • 9780243301522