Second Travels Of An Irish Gentleman In Search Of A Religion (volume 1)

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJoseph Blanco White

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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.1833 Excerpt: ... A second Manuscript Contents of the Manuscript The Fathers and Tradition Who and what are the Fathers?--Does the authority of Tradition rest upon the Fathers, or the authority of the Fathers upon Tradition?--Liberal grant to the Traveller, on the score of passages from the Fathers--Rome, the great receptacle of Superstition Destruction of books by the Orthodox, a source of Rome's apparent Unity of Doctrine Persecuting zeal of Theodosius the Great.--His Inquisitors.--Conscience perverted by zeal Ancient Protestants Simplicity of Christianity, an indirect cause of human additions Sources of Papal Tradition.--Mistaken reverence for the Fathers. As Captain Cusiack could not conveniently come to dine with me, I accepted his invitation to take my dinner with him at his hotel. I left him to continue the examination of some accounts, for the sake of which he had stayed at home, and returned early to my lodgings. The first look I cast upon my table, made me discover a parcel, similar to that which contained the first manuscript. I did not, as before, stop to examine the envelope, and to form conjeetures. The seal was broken in a moment, and the imaginary resistance of the cover was punished by tearing it in every direction. The contents were such as I had hoped;--a manuscript in the same hand as the former, and a note, in which I thought I could evidently see marks of a lady's penmanship. I will not, however, stop to state the ideas which came into my head; they seemed too absurd to be entertained for a moment. The note was reduced to these words. "The Irish Gentleman has conferred a great favour by noticing the preceding manuscript. The enclosed applies to an important branch of his argument. The question which he proposed, as to the rise of Roman authority, among ...

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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.1833 Excerpt: ... A second Manuscript Contents of the Manuscript The Fathers and Tradition Who and what are the Fathers?--Does the authority of Tr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217045685

ISBN - 13:9780217045681

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