An essay on the holy eucharist, or

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byHenry Card

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER SECOND. A concise View of the Opinions of the early Fathers respecting the Sacrament. IN the thirteenth century after the death of Christ, Pope Innocent III. obtained one of the most memorable triumphs over the common understandings of mankind, by establishing the doctrine of Transubstantiation, or the invisible The discovery of this doctrine, and the invention of its name, are variously ascribed to Stephen, Bishop of Autun,and to the celebrated Paschasius Rathbertus, a French Monk, who had afterwards, as a reward, perhaps, for this matchless discovery, the magnificent German abbey of Corbie, with the sovereignty annexed. Albertinus de Eucharistia, lib. iii. p. 969, Bellarmine de Script. Eccles. p. 188, and Cave, Hist. Litt. Art. Paschasius, vol. ii. p. 504. But the honour of establishing this unparalleled doctrine is with the greatest propriety and truth to be assigned to Innocent HI. who, in the fourth general Lateran council held in the year 1215, enforced it as a necessary article of Christian faith!!! Well may Voltaire call the thir change of the bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ. The man, however, who was not afraid to excommunicate two emperors, a king of France, a king of England, and to trample on the rights of mankind by founding the Inquisition, all which that daring Pontiff did, felt little scruple or dismay at violating the true faith of the Church, by the introduction of a tenet which contradicts the evidence of our senses, of our sight, of our feelings, and of our tastef-But not content with teenth century the age of popes. Afterwards this tenet was re-established in the Trent Council in the year 1551, and at length, in Pope Pius's Creed in the year 1564. Bower's History of the Popes, vol. vi. p....

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER SECOND. A concise View of the Opinions of the early Fathers respecting the Sacrament. IN the thirteent...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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