The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 18

The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 18

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ... gratify it! J LETTER II. General Observations relating to the supposed Orthodox Church of Jewis/LC/njistians at Jerusalem after the Time =' qf-Adfianf ' _' "' I-$13: '-l' V _-Hmy, N, q"ful, 'ly, co, nsidered what you have alleged in suppor_t'of, _gp11'r zexltrpordinary charge of wzlful falsehood in Orig?/11, re, ca_use_ _the.Supposition. Of his being an honest man was-inc_qps_i, s_te_, nt_witlr t_ e existence of your.church ot'orthodox.leyy1_sh;Chri tl_qn_a, at Jerusalem, after the time of Adrian, Ii proceed' tpycpnL, sidertlV1: e_ positive evidence that you have Pl'.9d-Ylcents'?'lf!f-ill?-@ tl1alexistence of-such a church. But I shall, in; the firstplace, .rqe_ntion some observations of a general naiture relating to the subject. V3 A _Th-at there, vva_s, a'Ch_ristian church at Jerusalem after the time offldrian, we"a_ll acknowledge; but you say, "the point in d_ispute between us is, of what members the church of./Elia was composed. He says, of converts of Gentile extraction. J I say, of _Hebrews: of the very same persons, in the greater part, who were members of the ancient Hebrew church, -at the time when the Jews were subdued by Adrian__."q _. _ l. u; 1', . n. _ 1. Now, that the members of this church were not Jews, but Greeks, I think indisputable from this plain consideration, that aftergthe time of Adrian the bishops of that-church were Greeks, and that the language in which the public offices were performed was Greek; whereas, immediately before, the bishops had been Hebrews, and the public oflices had been in the Hebrew tongue. ' " Remarks, p. 41. (P.) Tracts, p.864. 2. If there was any considerable body of orthodox Jewish Christians, it is extraordinarshow more

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  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236790146
  • 9781236790149