Manual of Universal Church History, Volume 4

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M. H. Gill, 1892 - Church history
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Page 17 - Let every soul be subject to higher powers : for there is no power but from God ; and those that are, are ordained of God.
Page 355 - Paulus of Heidelberg, who attempted to explain away all miracles. These learned men set themselves to the special task of ascertaining by a close study of the idioms of the language in which the Books of the New Testament were written, and by the application of the rules of hermeneutics, the precise literal sense of what the writers had said, irrespective of the truth which the meaning conveyed or of its consequences, which, they said, was a question belonging to another branch of theology. Usteri,...
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Page 84 - В., in his time, a great reputation; some regarding him as an inspired prophet, but the majority as a visionary. In these works he calculated, on the basis he supposed to be laid down in the Apocalypse, that the world would endure for the space of 7777¿ years; and that the ' breaking loose and the binding of Satan ' would take place in the summer of 1836.
Page 243 - I pray, but for them also who through their word shall believe in me ; that they all may be one, as thou, Father, in me, and I in thee ; that they also may be one in us ; that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
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Page 371 - ... seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Like most scholars of such wide attainment, he wrote little in proportion to the amount of his acquisitions, but what he wrote was of value in inverse proportion to its extent. His essays on University Reform and Academical Organization, on the Endowment of Research, on the Tendencies of Religious Thought in England from 1688 to 1750...
Page 137 - Emperor ordered the removal of the Pope from Rome ; and Pius, without offering any resistance beyond the declaration that he yielded to force, was removed, first to Florence, then to Grenoble, thence for a longer time to Savona, whence, in June, 1812, he was finally transferred...
Page 17 - ... exempted from fealty and obedience, nor released from the oath of fealty that they have taken. And this sentence is necessary for public tranquillity, is no less useful to the Church than to the empire, and ought to be inviolably retained, as agreeing with the word of God, the tradition of the Fathers, and the examples of the saints...

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