Journals of the General Conventions of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the United States of America; From the Year 1784 to the Year 1814 Incl. Also I. Appendix, Cont. the Constitution and II. Appendix, Cont. Three Pastor. Letters

Journals of the General Conventions of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the United States of America; From the Year 1784 to the Year 1814 Incl. Also I. Appendix, Cont. the Constitution and II. Appendix, Cont. Three Pastor. Letters

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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. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ... II. Limiting-the operation of the 4ith canon of 1795. i The Bishop of this church, in any state, with the advice and consent of all the clerical members of the standing committee of his diocese, may dispense with the knowledge of the Latin and Greek languages, and other branches of learning not strictly ecclesiastical, which are required by the 4th canon of 1795. Canon III. Pkescribing the mode of publishing authorised editions of thf common prayer book, &c. The Bishop of this church, in any state, or, where there is no Bishop, the standing committee are authorised to appoint, from time to time, some suitable person or persons to compare and correct all new editions of the common prayer book, book of offices, &c. by some standard book; and a certificate of their having been so compared and corrected shall be published with said books. And in case any edition shall be published without such correction, it shall be the duty of the Bishop, or, where there is no Bishop, of the standing committee, to give public notice that such edition is not authorised by the church. The Bishop of this church in Pennsylvania, is hereby authorised to set forth an edition of the articles of religion, which, when published, shall be the, standard copy. The octavo edition of the common prayer book, published in New York in i793, by Hugh Gaine, and the quarto edition of the book of offices, &c. of the same year, published in the same place, are hereby established as standard books, with the exception of errors evidently typographical; the correction of which errors, is confided to such person or persons, as the Bishop or standingcommittee may appoint for superintending any publication. Canon IV. Making an addition to the 1st Canon of 1795, concerning Episcopal...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236680464
  • 9781236680464