Tracts and Treatises of John de Wycliffe: With Selections and Translations from His Manuscripts and Latin Works

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Robert Vaughan
Society, 1845 - Christian life - 332 pages
 

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Contents

Of good Preaching Priests
29
The Great Sentence of the Curse Expounded
31
De stipendiis Ministrorum
43
De Episcoporum Erroribus
45
A short Rule of Life for each man
46
Three things destroy the world
48
Impedimenta Evangelizantium
49
On the Lords Prayer and Ave Maria
52
De Diabolo et Membris
54
For Three Skills lords should constrain clerks c
57
Of Wedded Men and Wives and their Children
58
How Antichrist and his clerks travail to destroy Holy Writ
59
De dominis divino
63
De Papa RoinanaSchisma Papae
64
Of Perfect Life
65
Of the Seven Deadly Sins
66
Vita Sacerdotum
71
De Ecclesise dominio
74
Sermons
79
SECTION II
90
Wycliffes Latin Treatise Trialoqus section I
108
SECTION II
131
What is denoted by the pronoun this in the words of con secration i
134
Showing that the bread remains bread after consecration
138
The preceding statements confirmed by argument
141
How and from what cause the heresy concerning the sacrament of the Eucharist hath grown up
144
In what way the bread is the body of our Lord and not the identical body itself
147
On the Identification of the bread with the body of Christ
150
Showing that the body of Christ doth not corrupt
152
Whether two bodies may be at once in the same place
154
On Baptism
156
On the Threefold Baptism
159
On Confirmation
161
On the sacrament of Order
163
On the avarice of the clergy
169
On their culpability in respect to Endowments
172
On Penance
178
On the signs of Contrition
181
On the Extreme Unction
182
Of the various kinds of Ministers
184
On the Begging Friars
186
Farther showing that the Mendicancy of the Friars is not consistent with Scripture
188
On the letter of the Fraternities
191
How the Friars falsely sell their prayers and merits
193
On Indulgences
195
Friars hinder the free preaching of the gospel
220
A man once professed to their religion may never leave it
222
The lawfulness of begging maintained by Friars
223
Friars draw alms from poor and needy men to the maintenance of their sinful and superfluous order
224
Traditions of Friars preferred before Christs commandments
225
Their stealing of children and enticing of them to their order
226
Curates defrauded of their dues by means of Friars
227
Persecution of True Priests by False Friars
228
Capped friars served as lords or kings at table
229
How much and how oft they deceive and cozen the lay people by their letters of fraternity
230
Friars pervert the right faith of the sacrament of the altar by making it to be an Accident without a Subject
231
Their excess in building of great churches and costly houses and cloisters
232
XVIII Friars teaching the Vow of Obedience contrary to Gods Law
233
How they forsake the perfection of their order for worldly respects
234
Their rotten habit esteemed above Christs body
235
Friars reprove not their brethren as the Gospel willeth but as themselves will
236
Friars lawless in begging the king and mighty ones of the land to maintain their sect begging their alms and beggaring the whole land
237
Friars no peacemakers but makebates strive themselves and stirrers up of others to wars and dissension
238
Judass children selling Christ and all for money
239
Friars most impatient of all men living in bearing reproof
240
The holy Scriptures accused by these unholy men of falsehood
241
How strongly wedded to their rotten habit
242
Their usury simony covetousness extortion rapine and theft
243
Friars cannot endure to hear of Christs poverty preached
244
Bind their novices to impossible things
245
The necessity and multitude of their vain and changeable ceremonies
246
Friars under the habit of holiness lead men into sin
247
They persuade men to reckon more of their anathemas than of Gods curse
248
Arrogating unto themselves glory due unto other men and some times unto God himself
249
Exalting themselves above Christ himself
250
Friars policy in binding their novices to unknown things
251
Friars holier than other men
252
Friars dead unto the world but raised by Antichrist to pride covetousness and maintenance of sin
253
Spiritual impurity of Friars 254
254
Friars most perilous enemies to holy church and to our land
255
A Complaint of John Wycliffe Exhibited to the King and Parliament
257
Wycliffes Wyckett which he made in Kino Richards days the Second
271
Why Poor Priests have no Benefices
285
Answer of Wycliffe to Richard the Second as touch mo the Right and Title of the Kino and the Pope
295
Letter of Wycliffe in Excuse to Pope Urban VI
298
Confession of Wycliffe concerning the Eucharist
300
Confession on the Eucharist delivered to the Dele gates at Oxford in 1382
301
Index to the Writings of Wycliffe
303
Index to the Life of Wycliffe
323

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Page 187 - For even when we were with you this we commanded you, that if any would not work neither should he eat; for we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busy
Page 187 - But we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more ; and that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work •with your own hands, as we commanded
Page 187 - as in the months past, as in the days when God preserved me; when his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness; as I was in the days of my youth.
Page 166 - The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance- with Israel : they shall eat the offerings of the Lord made by fire, and his inheritance. Therefore shall they have no inheritance among their brethren: the Lord is their inheritance, as he hath said unto them.
Page 190 - Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand ; I will keep the passover at thy house with my disciples.'
Page 161 - he was fallen upon none of them : only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.
Page 216 - many unruly and vain talkers, and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision; whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
Page 125 - For we brought nothing into the •world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content;
Page xxxv - and arrogant, I will bring down the pride, not of you alone, but of all the prelacy in England. Bishop Courtney. Do your worst, sir. Duke of Lancaster. Thou bearest thyself so brag upon thy parents," which shall not be able to help thee ; they shall have enough to do to help themselves.
Page xliii - I say unto you, that he shall make him ruler over all his goods. For the right of the communion of saints in their own

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