A Sketch of the Denominations of the Christian World, Accompagned with a Persuative to Religious Moderation

A Sketch of the Denominations of the Christian World, Accompagned with a Persuative to Religious Moderation

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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. 1804 edition. Excerpt: ...the supreme head; by two archbishops, and by twenty-four bishops. The benefices of the bishops were converted by William the Conqueror into temporal baronies; so that every prelate has a seat and vote in the House of Peers. Dr. Benjamin Hoadley, however, in a sermon preached from this text, my kingdom is not of this world, insisted that the clergy had no pretensions to temporal jurisdictions, which gave rise to various publications, termed by way of eminence the Bangarian Controversy, for Hoadley was then Bishop of Bang' r. There is a - The memory of this eminent prelate has been insulted by 2 bishop of Sodor and Man, who has no seat in the House of Peers; and a late prelate of this see was the amiable and learned Dr. Wilson. Since the death of the intolerant Archbishop Eaud, men of moderate principles have been raised to the see of Canterbury, and this hath tended not a little to the tranquillity of church and state. The established church of Ireland is the same as the' church of England, and is governed by four archbishops and eighteen bishops. Since the union of Ireland with Great Britain, four only of these spiritual Lords sit in the House of Lords, assembled at Westminster. In the course of the last century disputes arose among the English clergy respecting the propriety of subscribing to any human formulary of religious sentiments. An application for its removal was made to Parliament in 1772, by the petitioning clergy, and received, as it deserved, the most public discussion in the House of Commons. The third edition of Archdeacon Blackburn's excellent Confessional, was published 1770, two years previous to the presentation of this clerical petition, when the long controversy in consequence of the.work, was closed, and indeed...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236657616
  • 9781236657619