A Defence of the Ancient Faith; Or a Full Exposition of the Christian Religion in a Series of Controversial Sermons Volume 1

A Defence of the Ancient Faith; Or a Full Exposition of the Christian Religion in a Series of Controversial Sermons Volume 1

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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. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...your schismatical Reformation, --then you have confuted those arguments and accusations of idolatry and apostacy on which your fathers built their faith; you have proved their separation unnecessary, impious, and erroneous.--Again, when called upon on the'other hand, to express a confident expectation of their future salvation, "I must refuse," I said, "for I should be the greatest idiot in the world, were I to keep the narrow, rough, and painful course of my ancestors, when I believed that others are safely steering towards the same port, by one more spacious, smooth, and easy. As a Catholic from conscience, from conviction, from moral necessity, I am unacquainted with those justifying salvos, on which you expect to save yourselves." "The Roman Catholic and the Protestant religions," writes a high Church of England authority, are not merely differences in opinion, they are opposite, and must always mutually counteract each other. If the Catholics are right, Our Reformation Was Not Superfluous But Abominable: A Rebellion Against The rowr.RS Esta N N Here startling they would reply, what then is your conscience so intolerant and uncharitable, as to say that we shall be excluded from salvation? My Brethren, I Bushed Kt God nmsELF. If we hold the Truth, the chief part of their worship is not only erroneous but idolatrous; an Offence to heaven, instead of a reasonable service. Between such contrarieties there can be no amalgamation."--British Critic, vol. 39, p. 641. There is something so childish and petulant in this conduct of Protestants, that I am doubtful whether I should gravely notice it. Dont Protestants themselves, judge you not, --conscience tells me no such thing.--Restricting my sentiments to the in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236501926
  • 9781236501929