The Justice and Necessity of Restraining the Clergy in Their Preaching

The Justice and Necessity of Restraining the Clergy in Their Preaching : Wherein Is Shown, That the Licentiousness of the Pulpit, and the Pride and Ignorance of the Inferior High-Flying Clergy, Have Occasion'd the Late Disorders in the State, and the Conte

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Excerpt from The Justice and Necessity of Restraining the Clergy in Their Preaching: Wherein Is Shown, That the Licentiousness of the Pulpit, and the Pride and Ignorance of the Inferior High-Flying Clergy, Have Occasion'd the Late Disorders in the State, and the Contempt of That Venerable Body Having diftinguilh'd the good from the bad, and rang'd the latter with the Goats; I {hall make no Scruple to (peak my Mind of them freely, as others 'have done before me, and chul'e this time to do it, when the State has thought fit to publifh Injunéiiom, ' for the better regulating the Forms of Worlhip and Preaching, and direfting the Clergy in dif chai'ge of their Duty.' This it is authoriz'd to do by that high Prerogative of the Supre macy, which is {worn robe in the Crown by all-who ofiiciate at the Altar. Yet whom thefe wife and necefihry Injunfiiom af fect, clamour at them as a Novelty, int1'odu c'd by the ill-miller: to the Church 5 though there has hardly been a Reign fince 'the' Rec formation, inwhich fuch Royal Order: relating to the Clergy have not been publiih'd. 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.
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • English
  • 107 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243251092
  • 9780243251094