The History of the Reformation of the Church of England; A Collection of Records, Letters, and Original Papers, with Other Instruments Referred to in the First [And Second] Part[s] [Appendices] Concerning Some of the Errors and Volume 4

The History of the Reformation of the Church of England; A Collection of Records, Letters, and Original Papers, with Other Instruments Referred to in the First [And Second] Part[s] [Appendices] Concerning Some of the Errors and Volume 4

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... a few, such as were the first stirrers up thereof. 8 Lastly, There be also other opinions not spoken of, which! have made, and yet will make as much variance in your grace's realm, as any of them treated of, namely, Whether the holy scripture teacheth any purgatory to be after this life or not? Whether the same scripture teacheth the invocation of dead saints? Whether there be any unwritten verities necessary to be believed, not written in scripture, nor deducted by infallible arguments out of the open places of scripture? Whether there be any satisfaction beside the satisfaction of Christ? Whether free-will by his own strength may dispose itself to grace of a convenience (as it is said) de congruo? Whether it be against scripture to kiss the image of Christ in the honour of him? And generally whether images may be used any other wise than your gracesetteth forth in your Injunctions? Wherefore, in consideration of the premises, it may please your highness to suspend your judgment for a time, and not to determine the marriage of priests to be against scripture, but rather to put both parts to silence, commanding them neither to preach, dispute, nor openly to talk thereof under pain of &c. And in case these premises do not move your highness to stay, that then it may please the same to grant that the article of priests' marriage may be openly disputed in both universities, under indifferent judges, before it be determined. All the arguments of the contrary party first to be delivered in writing to the defenders, twelve days before the disputation; to the intent they may the more maturely and deliberately make answer to the same. And they that shall enter as defenders into this disputation, to do it under this condition, that if their judges...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236625129
  • 9781236625120