Prisoner for Blasphemy (Google eBook)

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Progressive Publishing Company, 1886 - Blasphemy - 180 pages
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Page 8 - Realm, shall by Writing, Printing, Teaching, or advised Speaking deny any one of the Persons in the Holy Trinity to be God, or shall assert or maintain there are more Gods than one, or shall deny the Christian Religion to be true, or the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be of Divine Authority...
Page 33 - Peace of the same county, riding, division, liberty, city, borough, or place, as may then be there, to answer to the said" charge, and to be further dealt with according to law...
Page 195 - Christian religion within this realm, shall by writing, printing, teaching, or advised speaking [deny any one of the persons of the Holy Trinity to be God, or] shall assert or maintain there are more Gods than one, or shall deny the Christian religion to be true, or the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be of divine authority...
Page 182 - To get rid, by every possible means, of the existing prejudices, especially on the part of ' secularists,' against the Church, her Sacraments and Doctrines ; and to endeavour ' to justify God to the people.
Page 43 - Act came into operation, might have had to go circuit, might have sat in a criminal court to try such a case as this, might have been called upon, if the law really be that " Christianity is part of the law of the land...
Page 120 - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his servant, nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and write all these thy laws in our hearts, we beseech thee.
Page 54 - These are therefore to command you, in Her Majesty's Name, to be and appear on...
Page 195 - (vol. ii., p. 474), undoubtedly inclines to the view that 'the true legal doctrine upon the subject is that blasphemy consists in the character of the matter published, and not in the manner in which it is stated ; ' though he admits that ' there is 110 doubt some authority in favour of a different view of the law.
Page 10 - I believe it has always been so if the decencies of controversy are observed, even the fundamentals of religion may be attacked without a person being guilty of blasphemous libel.
Page 13 - An Act against such persons as shall " unreverently speak against the Sacrament of the Body " and Blood of Christ, commonly called, The Sacrament

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