The History of Church Laws in England; From A.D. 602 to A.D. 1850

The History of Church Laws in England; From A.D. 602 to A.D. 1850

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...ofiice, as fol" loweth, (among other things), ' And that this your " promise shall move you to do your duties, ye shall " answer plainly to these things, which we, in the name " of the congregation, shall demand of you touching the " same.' " The bishop having received the replies, and invoked " strength and power " from Almighty God, that each one may accomplish his work, it is added: ---"Liturgies of Edward VI.," published by the Parker Society, I pp. 174--176, 344--346. " After this, the congregation shall be desired secretly " in their prayers to make humble supplications to God " for the aforesaid things, for the which prayers there " shall be a certain space kept in silence." We have referred, so far, to the ordination of a priest only, but no one is so appointed until after he has been ordained deacon. At onetime, it was necessary he should have remained deacon one whole year, "to the " intent he may be perfect;" " whereof if he be found " faithful and diligent, he may be admitted by his But by the 32nd canon of 1603 the rule is relaxed. Although " no bishop " diocesan to the order of priesthood." " can make any person, of what qualities or gifts soever, " a deacon and minister in one day," it yet says, " Not " that always every deacon should be kept from the " ministry for a whole year, when the bishop shall find " good cause to the contrary; but that there being now " four times appointed in every year for the ordination " of deacons and ministers, there may even be some time " of trial of their behaviour in the ofiice of...
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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236939832
  • 9781236939838