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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: that differences in the ritual and theory of the Holy Supper, the very apex and crown of Christian Public "Worship, should be to the general eye the visible cleavage between rival forms of Christianity. In the earlier stages of the Reformation movement, the great popular distinction between the Romanists and Protestants was that the one refused and the other admitted the laity to partake of the Cup of Communion; and later, within an orthodox Protestantism, the thought of ubiquity was the dividing line. The Lutherans asserted and the Reformed denied or ignored the doctrine; and those confessions took the Reformed view. 4. The Reformed ideal of Eeclesiastical Government. / This similarity of published creed was the one positive bond which united all those Churches; but it may also be said that all of them, with the doubtful exception of the Church of England,1 would have nothing to do with the consistorial system of the Lutheran Churches, and that most of them accepted in theory at least Calvin's conception of ecclesiastical government. They strove to get away from the mediaeval ideas of ecclesiastical rule, and to return to the principles which they believed to be laid down for them in the New Testament, illustrated by the conduct of the Church of the early centuries. The Church, Cattchism of 1545 [(xxviii, 117) translated in (Dunlop's) Confessions, etc., ii, 139l. ExoLAyn.Eclwardine Forty-two Articles of 1553, Thirty-eight Articles of 1563, Thirty-nine Articles of 1571 (xlii, 505); Lambeth Articles of 1595 (xliv, 525); Irish Articles of 1615 (xliv, 526). Scotland.Scottish Confession of 1560, National Covenant of 1581 [(xxxv, 249), (Dunlop's) Confessions, etc., ii. pp. 21 and 103l. France.Confessio Gallicana of 1559 (xxxii, 221). Netherlands.Confessio Bel...
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.88" Height: 2.54" Weight: 3.16 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 1999
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1579102832 ISBN13 9781579102838
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More About Thomas M. Lindsay
Thomas M. Lindsay was born in 1843 and died in 1914.