The Claims of the Church of England Seriously Examined

The Claims of the Church of England Seriously Examined : In a Letter to the Author of an Answer to Dr. Mayhew's Observations on the Charter and Conduct of the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Claims of the Church of England Seriously Examined: In a Letter to the Author of an Answer to Dr. Mayhew's Observations on the Charter and Conduct of the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts E rigate the merits of your plea, and to examine into thofe claims of reverence which you will have to be due to a civil church-efiablifhment. You admit to ufe the {tile of, ' our church; and to lay an emphafis on the church of England. But when the terms are once fairly underflood, what do they, what can they mean more than the peculiarities of a public profeflion, to which the civil power'has annexed certain fecular motives, or temporal privileges and emoluments P - And as to the forms of pro fellion, whence were they taken and who did determine their expediency - were they derived from the New Tg/lament writings P or did apol tolical, or divinely infpired men determine the expediency and ufefulnefs of thofe forms P or, by what authority are thofe forms rendered more facred than other different forms of wor filip, in which Societies are agreed, as, in their opinion, more conformable to the Gofpel. 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 | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243090943
  • 9780243090945