A Banded Ministry and the Upas Tree

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Hodges, Foster, 1873 - Church and education - 84 pages
 

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Page 54 - It is still there like a tall tree of noxious growth, lifting its head to heaven and darkening and poisoning the land so far as its shadow can extend...
Page v - Church reserves to herself), but it is forbidden also " to attach any disqualification to any candidate in any examination by reason of his adopting in modern history, moral or mental philosophy, law or medicine, or any other branch of learning, any particular theory in preference to any other.
Page 78 - They observed, that they considered this a point of great importance to the interests of the state, as it was only by .training up the youth of all persuasions in habits of early intercourse and attachment, that they could hope to establish among them those reciprocal charities upon which the peace and harmony of society must depend.
Page 21 - ... behalf. The body, soul, divinity of the Incarnate Word have to be communicated to it over and over again, till it becomes quite a common occurrence, though each time it is in reality a more stupendous action than the creation of the world. It can speak up to heaven, and be heard and obeyed there. It can spend the satisfactions of Jesus as if they were its own, and can undo bolts and bars in purgatory, and choose, by its determinate will, whom it will liberate and whom it will pass over.
Page 72 - ... other the world had known. The polemical writers habitually painted as daemons those who diverged from the orthodox belief, gloated with a vindictive piety over the sufferings oi the heretic upon earth, as upon a Divine punishment, and sometimes, with an almost superhuman malice, passing in imagination beyond the threshold of the grave, exulted in no ambiguous terms on the tortures which they believed to be reserved for hi™ for ever.
Page 58 - ... his occupation to any solvent tenant to whom the landlord shall not make reasonable objection, and that such tenant shall not be evicted by the landlord without being permitted to sell his interest, or else being paid...
Page 57 - Leitrim, all that messuage or tenement with the barns, stables, out-houses, yards, gardens, and appurtenances thereto belonging, and also all those several closes, pieces, or parcels of land or ground...
Page v - By one of these a teacher or other person of authority might be suspended or deprived, who should in speaking or writing be held to have wilfully given offence to the religious convictions of any member. The second and graver of them was the prohibition of any university teacher in theology, modern history, or moral and mental philosophy. The separate affiliated colleges might make whatever arrangements they pleased for these subjects, but the new university would not teach them directly...
Page 21 - All sorts of things — water, oil, candles, ashes, beads, medals, scapulars — have to be filled with a strange undefinable power by ecclesiastical benedictions in its behalf. The body, soul, divinity of the Incarnate Word have to be communicated to it over and over again, till it becomes quite a common occurrence, though each time it is in reality a more stupendous action than the creation of the world. It can speak up to heaven, and be heard and obeyed there. It can spend the satisfactions of...
Page 18 - ... of the lawful pastors of the children in such schools to have access to them, to regulate the whole business of religious instruction in them, and to remove objectionable books, if any. In such schools the teachers, the books, and the inspectors should all be Catholic.

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