Perranzabuloe, The Lost Church Found;  Or, The Church Of England Not A New Church by Charles Trelawny Collins TrelawnyPerranzabuloe, The Lost Church Found;  Or, The Church Of England Not A New Church by Charles Trelawny Collins Trelawny

Perranzabuloe, The Lost Church Found; Or, The Church Of England Not A New Church

byCharles Trelawny Collins Trelawny

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...vineyard by the impositions of the Church, the cure of souls was neglected, and mercenary men sought only temporary advantage;" and the parliament of England simultaneously passed an act, that the treasure of the kingdom should not be carried beyond the sea, and that 110 one should be admitted to a benefice by a bull from the Pope. 4 Spanheim's Ecel. Ann. Cent. xiv. Mosheim's Eccl. Hist. Wicliffe openly, by his writings, espoused the cause of Edward in these matters, and especially opposed the encroachments of Pope Urban V., at the time that he insisted upon that monarch's doing him homage, as John had done before--a demand that the king, supported by his parliament, positively rejected. The reputation that Wicliffe acquired by his writings in defence of the king's prerogative, was the occasion of his being commissioned to go to Bruges, to meet the Pope's representative, and there personally to resist the papal pretension to the presentation of benefices in England. On his return to England he attacked the Pope's supremacy in the boldest manner--held him up to public scorn as the "man of sin;" the "son of perdition," whom St. Paul prophetically describes "sitting as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God;" and openly denounced him as the "Antichrist." These opinions Wicliffe boldly preached and published, and they were quickly propagated by his disciples, who attacked the friars in their own manner, preaching to the people, and going about, as he himself did, barefooted, and in plain frieze gowns. It was not long before Wicliffe was accused of heresy; but already his party mustered so strong in England, that according to a contemporary writer, Henry de Knyghton, who from being a violent opponent of Wicliffe, had become a convert...
Title:Perranzabuloe, The Lost Church Found; Or, The Church Of England Not A New ChurchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217246966

ISBN - 13:9780217246965

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