"One Faith"; Or, Bishop Doane vs. Bishop M'Ilvaine, on Oxford Theology Exhibited in Extracts from Their Writings. Together with Some Remarks on Apostolic Succession--The Abuse of Luther and Calvin--And the Liturgy as a Preservative of

"One Faith"; Or, Bishop Doane vs. Bishop M'Ilvaine, on Oxford Theology Exhibited in Extracts from Their Writings. Together with Some Remarks on Apostolic Succession--The Abuse of Luther and Calvin--And the Liturgy as a Preservative of

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...Such are the Lamb with the standard; the descending Dove; the Anchor; the Triangle; the Pelican; the Icthus (Fish, ) and others." " Here we see adds Bishop M'llvaine Symbols for the Times as well as Tracts." p. 279.1 xv. sacrament of Jttarrfarjf. The germ of this restoration, says Bishop M'llvaine, p. 281, is quite visible in the following mystic language: "The ordinance of Marriage has an inward and spiritual meaning, contained in it and revealed through it--as if persons to place themselves in that human relation, interested themselves, in some secret way, in the divine relation, (that of Christ and the Church) of which it is a figure." The Bishop of New Jersey seems to have a peculiarly solemn view of matrimony, differing somewhat from that of the PrayerBook. In regard to the solemnization of this ceremony, he says: " Marriage should always be performed in the Chvrch. There is a departure in this respect from her provisions, and from Christian propriety, much to be regretted."3 Now amongst " the admirable provisions of the Book of Common Prayer," is the Rubric, which states that " persons to be married shall come within the body of the Church, or shall be ready in some proper house." It is very evi-dent that the Bishop is a " dissenter" from this Rubric.3 His zeal for the solemnization of marriages in the Church, may possibly arise from his peculiarly solemn view of the nature of the marriage contract; and perhaps it may be an Oxford " element in rudiment," waiting to break through " reserve," and to rise with the glory of more " active development." The Oxford men think the Church has a right to multiply sacraments to any extent; and may therefore...show more

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