Trial of the Rev. O.S. Prescott, presbyter of the Diocese of Massachusetts, on charges of heresy, &c

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John R. M'Gown, printer, 1851 - Religion - 30 pages
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Page 29 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation; and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
Page 22 - The mode of presentment and trial of a minister for any offence for which, &c. . . ., shall be as follows: " Information of his offence shall first be given in writing to the Standing Committee, which information any member of this Church is hereby declared competent to give. The Standing Committee shall thereupon proceed to a preliminary consideration of the case; and in their discretion, if they see fit, may make a formal presentment of the offence to the Bishop.
Page 18 - ... that the defendant may clearly understand the charge he is called upon to answer, that the court may know what judgment is to be pronounced upon conviction, and that posterity may know what law is to be derived from the record...
Page 3 - Divine service in a manner not sanctioned by the law and usages of the Church.
Page 30 - Do you think that you are truly called, according to the will of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the due order of this Realm, to the Ministry of the Church?
Page 28 - Committee, and refused by the Court, on the ground that it was no part of their judicial proceedings.

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