An Index of Prohibited Books: By Command of the Present Pope, Gregory XVI in 1835; Being the Latest Specimen of the Literary Policy of the Church of Rome

Duncan and Malcolm, 1840 - 130 Seiten

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Seite 99 - An address to the Roman Catholics of the United States of America. By a Catholic clergyman.
Seite 9 - Isabella, at the close of the fifteenth and beginning of the sixteenth centuries...
Seite 40 - The proposition that the sun is in the centre of the world and immovable from its place is absurd, philosophically false, and formally heretical ; because it is expressly contrary to the Holy Scriptures.
Seite 18 - Dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due Massimi Sistemi del Mondo Tolemaico e Copernicano, proponendo indeterminatamente le ragioni filosofiche e naturali tanto per l'una, quanto per l'altra parte. Con privilegi, in Fiorenza per Gio. Batista Landini, MDCXXXII. Con licenza de
Seite 61 - AT a time that a vast number of bad books, which most grossly attack the Catholic Religion, are circulated, even among the unlearned, to the great destruction of souls, you judge exceedingly well, that the faithful should be excited to the reading of the Holy Scriptures: For these are the most abundant sources which ought to be left open to every one, to draw from them purity of morals and of doctrine...
Seite 41 - ... vehemently suspected by this Holy Office of heresy : that is to say, that you believe and hold the false doctrine, and contrary to the Holy and Divine Scriptures, namely, that the sun is the centre of the world, and that it does not move from east to west, and that the earth does move, and is not the centre of the world...
Seite 129 - Catholic states," says Ranke, " he was the able and victorious champion of those principles, determining the bounds of ecclesiastical authority, which are their guides and safeguards to this day." Great efforts were however made in Poland, Sweden, and Germany by the Romanists at this period. Henry IV. also, though he proclaimed the Edict of Nantes, which preserved all Protestant rights, gave an immense tendency to the Romanist opinions.
Seite xxvi - ROMAN forgeries or a true account of false records discovering the impostures and counterfeit antiquities of the Church of Rome.
Seite 85 - ... differs from the common opinion, explaining his reasons with the precision and minuteness of one who neither desires nor expects that anything will be taken upon trust. He has felt that a history of Greece, to be of any value, must be also a running commentary on the evidence, and he has endeavoured to put the reader in a position to judge for himself on every disputable point. But the discussions, though to a historical taste as interesting as the narrative, are not carried on at its expense....
Seite 6 - Lectures on the insufficiency of unrevealed religion and on the succeeding influence of christianity , delivered in the english chapel at Rome.

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