Life And Personal Recollections Of Samuel Garratt Volume 1

Paperback | February 13, 2012

byEvelyn R. Garratt

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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. 1908 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. RITUALISM. The remnants of the almost dead Tractarian party regarded the Revival with much keener interest than Evangelical clergymen. They did not understand it. It was producing results which many of them longed to see and could not bring about. Present salvation, assurance of salvation through the Lord Jesus Christ, personal life individually received from the Holy Ghost, not corporately through the Church, were not within their horizon; but they did very earnestly desire to see men made better in their lives, and felt that the Revival was exercising a strange power in this respect. At that time the Tractarian Movement was at a very low ebb indeed. The whole trend of the fifties was against it. At the beginning of the decade the introduction of the Romish Hierarchy had stimulated Protestant feeling to a very high pitch. Those were the days of successful Protestant controversy described in a former chapter. And then, as the decade closed, this new spring of spiritual life seemed to flood the nation and sweep away their system. To some it seemed that Sacerdotalism was dying out. Some of them were in despair. I remember hearing Edward Hoare, afterwards Canon Hoare, at one of the Islington Clerical Conferences, say, without, however, referring to the cause, that that morning he had had a visit from a Tractarian friend who had been expressing his extreme discomfort at belonging to a falling party. It seemed for the moment as though Evangelical truth were on the point of triumphing. The leaders of the Tractarian party had discouraged Ritualistic developments not as wrong but as premature, and some of their services were strikingly plain. There was no doubt a difference of opinion, probably between the older and the younger men, as to whether it ...

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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. 1908 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. RITUALISM. The remnants of the almost dead Tractarian party regarded the Revival with much keener interest than E...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217505090

ISBN - 13:9780217505093

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