The Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, John Bramhall Volume 3

The Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, John Bramhall Volume 3

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...their Book of Discipline itself being so full in the 25 Hen. VIII. c. 19. See Gibson, M'Crie, Life of Melville, vol. i. p. 268; Codex, tit. xlv. c. 6; and Just Vindi-and see below p. 250'. note j. cation, c. iv.; above in vol. i. p. 144-. Assemb. St. Andrew's, 1586. in Assemb. St. Andrew's, 1582. the case of Bp. A dam son; Spottisw., Spottisw., bk. vi. pp. 318, 319.--bk. vi. pp. 315--347. Tart case;--from the Kirk there is no " reclamation, or appellation: to any judge, civil or ecclesiastical, within the realm." CHAP. IV. THAT IT EXEMPTS THE MINISTERS FROM DLE PUNISHMENT. impunity I. iii. Thirdly, if ecclesiastic persons, in their pulpits or Scottishb assemblies, shall leave their text and proper work to turn nariana'for incen(Jiaries, trumpeters of sedition, stirring up the people to the pulpit, tumults and disloyal attempts, in all well ordered kingdoms cases of and commonwealths they are punishable by the civil magistreason.j rac wnose proper office it is to take cognizance of treason and sedition. It was well said by a king of France to some such seditious Shebas, that if they would not let him alone in their pulpits, he would send them to preach in another climates. In the United Provinces there want not examples of seditious orators, who, for controlling their magistrates too saucily in the pulpit, have been turned both out of their churches and cities'1, without any fear of wresting Christ's sceptre out of His hand. In Geneva itself, the correction of ecclesiastical persons (qua tales) is expressly reserved to the Signiory'. So much our Disciplinarians have out-done their pattern, as the passionate writings of heady men out-do the calmer decrees of a staid senate. But the ministers of Scotland have more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741889
  • 9781236741882