Tracts for the Times

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J. G. F. & J. Rivington, & J. H. Parker, Oxford, 1840
 

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Contents

Difficulties of Jewish and Christian Faith com
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No 86
1
Course of Prayer for the Week for each Day under the five acts of Confession Prayer for Grace Profession Interces
4
The three divisions of the argument 8
8
Verbal alterations 14
14
The Sunday Lessons 23
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Changes in the Rubric 24
24
Omission of anointing at Baptism and Confirmation 27
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Changes in the Visitation of the Sick 29
29
Concluding Remarks 30
30
PART II
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Duty of considering these changes as a Divine work 35
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Warnings introduced against the lawlessness of the last days 37
37
Scripture and Tradition combined in the Prayer Book 40
40
The Collects for Advent 41
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Other new Collects 44
44
The Collects for Saints Days 46
46
Verbal alterations on this subject 49
49
Omission of the Festival of St Mary Magdalene 51
51
The Epistles and Gospels 52
52
Service for Passion Week 54
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The Vow of Obedience at Baptism new 56
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Other peculiarities new in the Baptismal Service 57
57
The Decalogue in the Communion 60
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The general bearing of this argument on the former 62
62
Reflections 64
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PART III
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CONSIDERED WITH REGARD TO THE FIRST POINT OF REPENTANCE 2 Apparent objections to our being supposed in a state of ser vitude 67
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Suffering the privilege of Sons 68
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The strength of the Church in persecution
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Confirmed by the history of our own Church 72
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Her feebleness and state of servitude 73
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That states of servitude are Divine appointments 78
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Such best suited to the condition of the Church 80
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CONSIDERED WITH REGARD TO THE SECOND POINT OF OBEDIENCE 9 Lessons of obedience the corrective to the tendencies of the age 82
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Testimony of the early Church full and extensive 6
6
The existence of what has been termed the Disciplina Arcana 8
8
Indications of the principle independent of any known definite system 12
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The Disciplina a rule of a moral nature 14
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The whole subject connected with a great religious principle and rule of conduct 19
19
Catholic mode of interpreting Scripture founded on this principle 21
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High authority for this mode of Scriptural interpretation 22
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Reverence and caution observable in the Fathers 25
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Reserve in revelation not confined to Gods word 27
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Origens mode of considering the subject as moral not intel lectual 30
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The subject discussed at length by St Clement of Alexandria 34
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The testimony of the Ancient Church to the doctrine of Christ Crucified 37
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The practice and principle of the Ancient Church perfectly analogous to our Lords example 40
40
The nature of the objections which have been made 42
42
Danger in forming a plan of our own different from that
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All Scripture in perfect harmony as opposed to this modern
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On eloquent preaching and delivery 73
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PART VI
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No 84
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The Church realizes the kingdom in secret 93
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Caution necessary with respect to the latent senses of Scripture 103
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Untenable objections on the ground of our present position 112
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Summary of the whole subject
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No 88
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Order of Evening PrayerMeditationConfessionCommen
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Book of Common Prayer 1 Mr Nicholas Farrer 19
19
Dr Bisse 9 Dean Comber 25
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Advice to readers of the Com Bishop Bull 31
31
Third Day 38
38
Dr Cave ib the beginning of the 18th
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Fourth Day 46
46
Fifth Day 56
56
Sixth Day 62
62
Seventh Day 70
70
A Preparation for Holy Communion 92
92

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