The Subject of Tract XC. Historically Examined

The Subject of Tract XC. Historically Examined

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...the idea of the possibility of re 2 He appears to have lived on terms of familiarity with Laud and Goodman. conciling the Churches of England and Rome; and, with this view, had composed a short Treatise, in which he endeavoured to show that the Articles of the Church of England were in accordance with the doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church, supporting his position from the writings of Bishop Andrewes, Bishop Mountague, Dr. White, and other learned Protestants." 3 The Treatise to which the above extract refers is called "Expositio Paraphrastica Confessionis Anglise," and is appended to a work on the subject of the Calvinistic controversy.4 Although written with a somewhat different object from Tract 90, it will be found to suggest an interpretation of the Thirty-nine Articles, in many respects strikingly similar to that put forward by Mr. Newman. As this fact has been publicly urged in objection to the Tract, I will at once admit the accuracy of the statement. This expositor speaks in the strongest language of the general catholicity of the English Articles. The great majority, including those on "Predestination," "on Ministering in the Congregation," and "on Baptism," he characterises in terms such as the following: --"Omnino catholicus," "optimam continet doctrinam," "conformis SS. Scripturis, doctrinae sanctorum Patrum, et praxi Universalis Ecclesiae." In some very few cases (especially Art. xxxi. and xxxvu.) he admits a great apparent difficulty, but maintains that it is apparent only. In the case of others (e. g. the Articles on the "Sacraments," the "Marriage of 3 Brewer's Preface to "the Court of King James I., by Dr. Godfrey Goodman, Bishop of...show more

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  • 9781236539373