Puritanism Not Genuine Protestantism; Being A Review Of "the Puritans And Their Principles, By…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byAlonzo Bowen Chapin

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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: ... NOTE D. The following correspondence, relating to a period upon which Mr. Hall has dwelt at much length, will be read with interest by all. It is the state of tilings as viewed by the parties themselves. We thought it better to permit the men of that age to tell their own story for themselves, than to make a formal answer to such a tissue of absurdities as Mr. Hall has penned concerning the men of those times. In 1646, Charles I. fled from Oxford, and took refuge with the Scottish army, then at Newark, and afterwards was conducted by them to Newcastle. Clarendon, in his History, &c., vol. III. p. 31, gives the following account of the circumstances connected with these papers: "Then they employed their Alexander Henderson, and their other clergy, to persuade the King to consent to the extirpation of Episcopacy in England, as he had in Scotland; and it was, and is still believed, that if his Majesty could have been induced to have satisfied them in that particular, they would either have had a party in the Parliament at Westminster to have been satisfied therewith, or that they would thereupon have declared for the King, and have presently joined with the loyal party in all places for his Majesty's defence. "But the King was too conscientious to buy his peace at so prophane and sacrilegious a price as was demanded, and he was so much too hard for Mr. Henderson in the argumentation, (which appears by the papers that passed between them, which were shortly after communicated to the world,) that the old man himself was so far convinced, and converted, that he had a very deep sense of the mischief he had himself been the author of, or too much contributed too, and lamented it to his nearest friends, and confidents, and died of grief, and heart-broken, within a...

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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: ... NOTE D. The following correspondence, relating to a period upon which Mr. Hall has dwelt at much length, will be read with int...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217978193

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