Spiritual Despotism

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Holdsworth and Ball, 1835 - Church and state - 504 pages

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Page 418 - ... superest, ut de hac ipsa re singuli, quid sentiamus, proferamus neminem iudicantes aut a iure communicationis aliquem, si diversum senserit, amoventes. neque enim quisquam nostrum episcopum se episcoporum constituit aut tyrannico terrore ad obsequendi necessitatem collegas suos adigit, quando habeat omnis episcopus pro licentia libertatis et potestatis suae arbitrium proprium, tamquam iudicari ab alio non possit, quam nee ipse possit alterum iudicare.
Page 439 - Uterque ergo est in potestate Ecclesiae, spiritualis scilicet gladius et materialis. Sed is quidem pro Ecclesia, ille vero ab Ecclesia exercendus. Ille sacerdotis, is manu regum et militum, sed ad nutum et patientiam sacerdotis. Oportet autem gladium esse sub gladio, et temporalem auctoritatem spiritual! subjici potestati. Nam cum dicat Apostolus, ' Non est potestas nisi a Deo, quse autem sunt a Deo ordinata sunt.
Page 313 - Subdued kingdoms Wrought righteousness Stopped the mouths of lions Quenched the violence of fire Escaped the edge of the sword Out of weakness were made strong Waxed valiant in fight Turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Page 445 - Qui autem inventi fuerint sola suspicione notabiles, nisi juxta considerationes[-m] suspicionis qualitatemque personae propriam innocentiam congrua purgatione monstraverint, anathematis gladio feriantur et usque ad satisfactionem condignam ab omnibus evitentur; ita quod, si per annum in excommunicatione perstiterint, extunc velut haeretici condemnentur.
Page 420 - ... habuerit auctorem et antecessorem. Hoc enim modo ecclesiae apostolicae census suos deferunt: sicut Smyrnaeorum ecclesia Polycarpum ab lohanne conlocatum refert; sicut Romanorum Clementem a Petro ordinatum itidem.
Page 409 - Archippue, take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it." This was brought to my conscience with power, as if the apostle had in person spoken the words to me. But especially I was both instructed and encouraged by meditating upon 1 Peter v. 2 — 4. " Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly ; not...
Page 454 - He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me. And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
Page 418 - Neque enim quisquam nostrum Episcopum se Episcoporum constituit, aut tyrannico terrore ad obsequendi necessitatem collegos suos adigit; quando habeat omnis Episcopus pro licentia libertatis et potestatis suae, arbitrium proprium; tamque judicari ab alio non possit, quam nee ipse potest judicare.
Page 6 - ... there is not one so worthy of being reverently praised and inwardly digested. The divisions " now so much exasperated that exist amongst us, on questions belonging to the exterior forms and the profession of religion, are of a kind that affect the Christian with inexpressible grief, the patriot with shame and dismay, and the statesman with hopeless perplexity.
Page 420 - Christi sunt, et nonulli eorum diversa a prioribus sentiant, servetur vero ecclesiastica praedicatio per successionis ordinem ab apostolis tradita et usque ad praesens in ecclesiis permanens, illa sola credenda est veritas, quae in nullo ab ecclesiastica et apostolica traditione discordat.

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