The War and Unity

Being Lectures Delivered at the Local Lectures Summer Meeting of the University of Cambridge, 1918

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,225 / 148 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47.6
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 509
Added to site: 2006.07.26
mnybks.net#: 14307
Genres: Essays, War

Edited by David Herbert Somerset Cranage.

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ew only be truly measured when it is realised that each individual Church is a representative of the Church Universal. This representative character of local Churches also appears in the expression common in his Epistles, the "Church in" such and such a place.

The usage of St Paul's Epistles does not, therefore, encourage the idea that the application of the term ecclesia to particular associations preceded its application to the whole body, but the contrary, and plainly it expressed for him from the first a most sublime conception. I may add that there is no reason to suppose that the use of the term originated with him. We find it in the Gospel according to St Matthew, the Epistle of St James and the Apocalypse of St John, writings which shew no trace of his influence.

There is no passage of the New Testament from which it is possible to infer clearly the idea which underlay its application to believers in Jesus Christ. But when it is considered how full of the Old Testament the minds

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