History of the Christian Church. A.D. 1-311. Modern Christianity. the Swiss Reformation Volume 1

History of the Christian Church. A.D. 1-311. Modern Christianity. the Swiss Reformation 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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...with a decided advantage to the Roman Catholics. The chief provisions of the eight articles as regards religion were these: --1. The Five Cantons and their associates are to be left undisturbed in their "true, undoubted, Christian faith"; the Zurichers and their associates may likewise retain their "faith," but with the exception of Bremgarten, Mellingen, Rapperschwil, Toggenburg, Gaster, and Wesen. Legal toleration or parity was thus recognized, but in a manner which implies a slight reproach of the Reformed creed as a depar 1 It was concluded Nov. 16, but dated Nov. 20. ture from the truth. Mutual recrimination was again prohibited, as in 1529.1 2. Both parties retain their rights and liberties in the 1 The following is the Swiss-German text of the first article (Bluntschli, II. 271), which may be compared with the first article of the Peace of 1529 (see above, p. 171 sq.): "Zum ersten sollent und wollent Wir, die von Zurich, unsre getruwe liebe Eydgenossen von den V Orten i.e. the Five Forest Cantons of the old confederacy, dessglichen auch ihr lieb Alitbiirger und LandIiit von WalIis und alle ihre Mithaften, si syegent geistlich oder weltlich, by threat waaren ungezwyfjleten, christenlichen Glauben jetzt und hernach in ihren eignen IStadten, Landen, Gebieten und HerrUchkeiten yanzlich ungearguirt und ungedisputirt blyben lassen, all buss Fiind, Usziig, Gefahrd mid Arglist vermieden und hintangesetzt.--Hinwiderum so wollent Wir, von den V Orten, unser Eydgnossen von Zurich und ihre eigne Mitverwandten by ihrem Glauben auch blyben lassen. Wir von den V Orten behaltend uns in diexem Frieden Inter vor alle, die uns sampt und sonders mit Surg und Landrecht, auch in ander Wag verwandt sind, auch ull die, so uns...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236592182
  • 9781236592187