A Dissertation on the Life, Theology, and Times of Dr. Jeremy Taylor

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byErnest Horatio May

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...and, therefore, if one be forbidden, the other is commanded; and if the commandment be expressed in negatives: 'Thou shalt not break thy vows,' the affirmative is in the bosom of it, therefore thou shalt keep them; because, unless this part of the contradiction be done, the other is; and therefore it is not enough that we do nothing expressly against the instance of the vow; but we must also understand ourselves obliged to the performance of it, according to the first intention. The reason of this is, because, between two contraries, there can be a third thing of a disparate nature, not at all included, or concluded by either part, either by inference or by opposition." Having shown that "when anything is forbidden by the laws of Christ, all those things also, by which we come to that sin, are understood to be forbidden by the same law," he proceeds to explain how the institution of the Lord's Supper by Christ is a law which is binding in its integrity. In discussing the words, "Hoc facite," he exposes the fallacies which Payva made use of in the Council of Trent, when he declared that these words made the Apostles priests. Taylor shows that the command, "Drink ye all of this," is universally binding upon all Christians, and not upon the Apostles only. Such was the opinion of the primitive Church, St. Ignatius, and St. Chrysostom. The Greek Church never questioned this matter, nor did the Latin Church for 1,000 years. Even at the present day, on the Festival of "Corpus Christi," the Church of Rome sings this hymn:--Dedit fragilibus corporis ferculum, Dedit et tristibus salutis poculum, Dicens " Accipite quod trado vasculum, Omnes ex eo bibite." Pope Gelasius, A.d. 490, finding some persons abstaining fr...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...and, therefore, if one be forbidden, the other is commanded; and if the commandment be expressed in negatives: 'Thou shalt not b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:May 20, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217160549

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