Monumenta Ritualia Ecclesiae Anglicanae; Or, Occasional Offices of the Church of England According to the Ancient Use of Salisbury, the Prymer in English, and Other Prayers and Forms Volume 1

Monumenta Ritualia Ecclesiae Anglicanae; Or, Occasional Offices of the Church of England According to the Ancient Use of Salisbury, the Prymer in English, and Other Prayers and Forms Volume 1

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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. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ... sepulchro, funditur pro eis oratio, deinde humo vel petra operiuntur."81 With the abovemay be comparedthe 36th 79 Thorpe, VoL 2.p. 251. Ibid. p. 56. 81 lbid. p. 53. section of the confessional of Egbert, to the same effect: but this last adds that the custom then of the church of Rome, which in this respect does not seem to have been adopted by the Anglo-saxons, was to anoint the breast of the corpse of a monk, or religious, with chrism, after having been carried into the church. "Consuetude est, cadavera in ecclesiam portare, et chrismate pectus eorum ungere."8 A body of ecclesiastical laws, placed by Wilkins under the year 994, has one canon of some importance, as to the burying of dead in churches. "Antiquus crat mos in liis regionibus, mortuos homines frequenter in ecclesiis sepelire, et loca, quae ad Dei ministerium sanctificata, et consecrata erant ad offerendum, ipsi facere coemeteria. Jam nolumus abhinc, ut aliquis in ecclesia sepeliatur, nisi sit vir sacerdotalis ordinis, aut etiam tam Justus laicus, ut sciatur quod vivus propter meritum vitae suae talem locum corpus suum ibi reponendi promeruerit. Nolumus tamen ut corpora, quae prius in ecclesia sepulta erant, ejiciantur, sed tumuli, ubi appareant, ut utrum horum (eligatur) vel profundius illa in terra sepeliantur, vel transitus super ea fiat, et aequaliter ac convenienter cum ecclesiae pavimento condantur, ut nullus tumulus ibi videatur. Si autem in aliquo loco tot tumuli sint, ut hoc difficile sit iactu, tune sinant loca illa cremeteria esse, et auferatur altare inde, et in purum locum ponatur, et ibi ecclesiae sint, ubi Deo reverenter et pure offerri possit."83 There is certainly some difficulty about the last passage of this canon. Johnson, in his...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549619
  • 9781236549617