Origines Ecclesiasticae; Or, the Antiquities of the Christian Church and Other Works ... with the Quotations at Length, in the Original Languages, and a Biographical Account of the Author Volume 6
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 instance which St. Austin' gives of his own Church paying the debts of one Fastius, who fled from his creditors to her protection. And this case of necessity was very different from that fraudulent and criminal refusal of paying debts, when men lay under no such straits and difficulties. As therefore the one was matter of commiseration, and made men objects of pity and compassion; so the other made them odious and abominable, as deceitful villains, and rendered them fit objects of legal severity, and ecclesiastical censure. P August, ibid, page 593. 1 Gregor. Thaumaturg. can. x. ap. Bevereg. Pandect, torn. ii. p. 34. Toic H Ti)v tvToXijv n-XfjpoSvrac lirroc itaatc alaxpoKipliias nXtipovv Sit, pyre /jvuTpa, jj awarpa, j) tiSpfrpa, i) f ivo/tart KuXovaiv, diraiToivTaf. r Cod. Theodos. lib. ix. tit. xlv. de his, qui ad ecclesias confugiunt, leg. ii. (Lugdun. 1665. vol. iii. p. 360.) Judiei, qui reatu aliquo vel dcbitis fatigati, s!i hilant so Ckristiaiue lcgi velle conjungi, ut ad ecclesias confugicntes vitare possint crimina, vel pondera debitorum, arceantur: nee ante suscipiantur, quam debita universal reddiderint, vel fuerint innocentia demonstrata purgati. Sect. VII.--And what men are bound to by the obligation of Promise and Contract. Among just debts, they always reckoned those which men contracted by the obligation of promise and mutual engagements to each other. And therefore all breach of faith in such cases, came under the denomination of theft, and was accordingly punished as a species of that transgression. The Council of Eliberis u applies this particularly to such parents as break the espousals or ante-nuptial contracts, to which they have agreed in behalf of their children: for which offence they are obliged to...
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