The Life and Character of Edmund Geste S.T.P

The Life and Character of Edmund Geste S.T.P

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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. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ... the auncient and holy Doctours as Austeyne Chrisostome and others expressely avouche the Lordes bodye and bloud to be offered of the ministers, whych thyng they wold never have affyrmed oneles they were offered so in verye dede, and that accordynge too Gods worde. In dede it is fulle certayne that the sayd Doctours avouche both thee LORDE'S bodye and hys bloude to bee sacrificed but not after oure Catholiques meaninge. For why they understand by the sacryfyce of christes body and bloud done by the minister only the resembleance and memorye of the true and bloudy sacryfyce of the sayd body and bloude which is the communion and not any real and true sacrifice of the same executed by the priest as the catholiques mistake them. We often use to saye (sayth Austen to bonifaceus) when easter approacheth nyghe, that to morow or the next daye is the lordes passion and yet it is many yeares syth he suffered and ye passion was never but ones. And upon ye sonday, we saye this daye he dyd agayn ryse, howbeit, it is many yeres sence he rose: Now is there no man so folishe to reprove us as lyers, for so saying, because we name those dayes after the similitude of those, in whyche these matters were done, so that is called the same daye which is not the very same day but by course of tyme lyke it. And it is sayde to be done thee same daye through meane of the celebration of the sacrament whyche is not done the same daye, but longe tofore. Was not christ ones sacrificed in hym selve and yet in the sacrament is sacrificed for the people not onelye eche ester holy day, but eche day. And he lieth not who being demaunded answereth he is offered. For yf the sacramentes have not some semblaunce of the matters wher of they be sacrementes, they were noo...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938070
  • 9781236938077