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The Church of England cleared from the charge of Schism

Upon Testimonies of Councils and Fathers of the first six centuries

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Published: 1846
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,196 / 202 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47.2
LoC Category: BR
Downloads: 518
Added to site: 2010.09.20 29043
Genre: Religion

rsion, he lived in continence. Those who wish to see on the Roman side another sort of unfairness alluded to in the Advertisement may look to the 6th Chapter of the 1st Book of De Maistre, on the Pope, where they will find a host of quotations to prove the Supremacy, which only prove at the outside the Primacy; and by far the greater number of them might be paralleled by like expressions which are addressed to other bishops, but of which fact no mention is made. They are assumed in a sort of triumphant strain to prove the point in question, while, to the student of antiquity, their weakness, or, sometimes, their irrelevancy, only proves the reverse. This sort of disingenuousness is so common on both sides, that it may be said to be the besetting sin of controversialists. If, however, there be any question in which perfect candour is requisite, it is surely this of schism. Would it not be a most miserable success to be able to deceive oneself, or others, as to whether one is or is not within the covenant of sa



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