Observations on the Political Conduct of the Protestant Dissenters

Observations on the Political Conduct of the Protestant Dissenters : Including a Retrospective View of Their History, from the Time of Queen Elizabeth; In Five Letters to a Friend (Classic Reprint)

By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Excerpt from Observations on the Political Conduct of the Protestant Dissenters: Including a Retrospective View of Their History, From the Time of Queen Elizabeth; In Five Letters to a Friend When our venerable Reformers firf't began that important work of renovating the Englifh Church, and clearing it of the rubbifh and fuperfiition of Popery, every fiep they took was guided by the mof't profound wifdom and fagacity. Aware of the prejudices of the human mind, of the bias ariflng from education, and the force of cuf'tom, they pro ceeded gradually in the glorious work of Reforma tion, and were extremely anxious to preferve every thing of little importance in the old religion, While they Cxpunged from their creed every docftrine, and from their formula every ritual, that was oppofite or not conformable to the Holy Scriptures. With re fpeet to canonical habits and vefiments, and various ceremonies, fuch as bowing at the name of Jefus, making the fign of the crofs in baptifm, and the obfervance of feai'ts and fefiivals, they made fuch retrenchments and alterations only as were centi ally neceiiary. The moderation, the candour, and the wifdom, of thofe great and illuf'trious men, can not fufiiciently be admired. 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243265174
  • 9780243265176