History Of The Reformation Of The Sixteenth Century Volume 3

Paperback | May 18, 2012

byJean Henri Merle D'aubigné

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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...Ante omnia multitudinem le qnccstione probo docere ita factum est, ut quidquid diacosii (the gTeat counoil of two hundred1, cum verbi mimstris ordinarent, jamdudom in animis fidelium ordinatum esset. Zw. Opp. iii. 339. 354 BILENCE OF PRIESTS AND feONKS. Bible. " If no one stands forward to defend the use of images by arguments derived from Scripture, said one of the presidents, " we shall call upon some of their advocates by name." As no one arose, the priest of Wadischwyl was called. " He is asleep," answered one of the spectators. The priest of Horgen Was next called. " He has sent me in his place," replied his curate, " but I will not answer for him." Evidently the power of God's Word was making itself felt in this assembly. The partisans of the Reformation were full of energy, liberty, and joy; their adversaries appeared speechless, uneasy, and dejected. They summoned, one after another, the parish-priests of Laufen, Glattfelden, Wetzikon, the rector and priest of Pfaffikon, the dean of Elgg, the priest of Baretsehwyl, with the Dominicans and Grayfriars, notorious for their preaching in defence of images, the virgin, the saints, and the mass; but all made answer that they could say nothing in their favour, and that henceforward they would apply themselves to the study of the truth. " Hitherto," said one of them, " I have put my trust in the old doctors; now, I will believe in the new."--" You should believe not in us, but in God's Word," exclaimed Zwingle. " It is Scripture alone that can never on!" The sitting had been long, and night was approaching. The president, Hofmeistcr of SehalThauseii, stood up and said: " Blessed be the Almighty and Everlasting God for t...

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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...Ante omnia multitudinem le qnccstione probo docere ita factum est, ut quidquid diacosii (the gTeat counoil of two hundred1, cum ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:172 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.37 inPublished:May 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217225349

ISBN - 13:9780217225342

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