The English Church in the Seventeenth Century (Classic Reprint)

The English Church in the Seventeenth Century (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The English Church in the Seventeenth Century Thus, when Elizabeth required the clergy to wear the surplice,2 which could not reasonably be considered as symbolical of any corrupt doctrine, the Puritans persistently refused to conform. They objected also to the reverent attitude of kneeling at Communion, to the Sign of the cross in baptism, and the ring in marriage. They had, however, no quarrel with the doctrinal views of the Reformers, and although some of them favoured a Presbyterian rather than an Episcopal form of Church government, the vast majority were content to serve under the latter. 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 | 134 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243274114
  • 9780243274116