An Historical Letter to Charles O'Conor Styling Himself Columbanus; Upon His Five Addresses Or Letters to His Countrymen

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 302 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1812. Excerpt: ... WALSH. O'CONOR. "made 0111(0 him, as by reason "they weredefined in the 16th "of their manifold dependen-"century, that, they were hc"cies on him almost in all "licved and taught in the,6th? which Bossuet, v.hose-learned and inflexible orthodoxy frown.indignant defiance against the bent &," naviter impuih ntmi. thus spoke, Put but that Angusiinus in an alanbick, and yon U extract nothing else, but the five propositions. Grievously do they err, who imagine, that the Jansenian errors have died with their inventors: Jn fact, the Augustinus was only published two years after the author's death', viz. 16-10, and wai condemned by Urban VIII. on (he 16th of March, IC41. To allay the dreadful animosity of tin-party, eighty-eight Galliean prelates compressed the substance of the new heresy into the five propositions, which Innocent X. denounced iiilPoO. The cry of the party being violent against the damnatory bull of Innocent, a special congregation was instituted in 1651, to examine and report upon the five propositions, and after thirtysix sittings, at the ten last of which of four hours each, his holiness attended in person, they were formally condemned, and the bull of condemnation was sent to all the Catholic crowned heads of Europe, The condemnation of each separate proposition is as follows. 1st Prop. " Is ra-.h, impious, blasphematory, anathematized, and heretical.' 2d Prop. " Is heretical." 'd Prop. " Is heretical." 4th Prop. " Is false and heretical." 5lh Pro). " Is false, rash and scandalous; and if taken in this sense, "that Jesus Christ died only for the salvation of the predestinated, it is "iiup.ous, blasphematory, injurious and derogatory to the goodness of "God and heretical." The bull was executed under sanction of letters patent from Louis XIV. ...

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